Viruses v Bacteria Viruses v Bacteria Very Small

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Viruses v. Bacteria Viruses v. Bacteria Very Small Size Larger, but still microscopic NOT

Viruses v. Bacteria Viruses v. Bacteria Very Small Size Larger, but still microscopic NOT A CELL Type of Cell Prokaryote Non Living? Living Invades host and makes copies of itself Reproduction Binary fission (grow and split)

Virus v. Bacteria NONE Treatment Antibiotics Prevention Vaccines, good hygiene NONE Chickenpox, AIDS Benefits

Virus v. Bacteria NONE Treatment Antibiotics Prevention Vaccines, good hygiene NONE Chickenpox, AIDS Benefits Example Drawing Helps with digestion (in stomach) Streptococcus, e-coli, anthrax

Aids and HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus It is the virus that causes

Aids and HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus It is the virus that causes AIDS • HIV enters the body through the transmission of bodily fluids and attacks a specific type of immune cells called T Cells

T Cells • T cells circulate in your body looking for cells that “don’t

T Cells • T cells circulate in your body looking for cells that “don’t belong” • They will attack and destroy invading bacterial cells and cancer cells • When infected with HIV, the virus begins to reproduce within the T Cell (this destroys the T Cell)

The Onset of AIDS • An infected person eventually reaches the point in which

The Onset of AIDS • An infected person eventually reaches the point in which the body has too few T Cells to defend against invaders • At this point the person has AIDS

AIDS • AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome • AIDS is 100% fatal

AIDS • AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome • AIDS is 100% fatal

Facts • HIV is found in all body fluids (blood and semen- contain a

Facts • HIV is found in all body fluids (blood and semen- contain a much higher concentration of HIV) • HIV is most commonly spread through: – sexual contact, contact with contaminated needles, mother to child during pregnancy, child birth and breast feeding • HIV is not spread through: – Kissing, Shaking hands, Water fountains, Sneezing, or Insects