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Sci 8 - Wanted: Pathogens

Pathogen and Microbe Choice

Wanted Poster

Choose a Pathogen from the list:

  1. A microscopic picture/diagram
  2. Description
  3. Organism's M.O. (how it operates) - How it attacks the body and how it spreads.
  4. Who it preys on - Common victims
  5. Usual haunts - Where it is most likely found
  6. What it's wanted for - What damage it does to a body when they are infected
  7. Danger level - Rate the degree of damage caused
  8. Number of victims - Annual number of victims
  9. What to do if spotted - How to treat it
  10. Wanted by - Who discovered it

Product should be neat. It may be produced on computer.



1. Bacillus anthracis

2. Bordetella pertussis Whooping Cough
3. Clostridium botulinum Botulism
4. Clostridium tetani Tetanus
5. Corynebacterium diphtheria Diphtheria
6. Hemophilus influenzae Bacterial Meningitus
7. Mycobacterium leprae Leprosy
8. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tuberculosis
9. Neisseria meningitidis Spinal Meningitus
10. Rickettsia prowazekii Typhus
11. Shigella dysenteriae Dysentry
12. Salmonella typhimurium Salmonella Food Poisoning
13.  Salmonella typhi Typhoid Fever
14.  Streptococcus pneumoniae Bacterial Pneumonia
15. Streptococcus (group A) Scarlet Fever
16. Vibrio cholerae Cholera
17. H1N1 Swine Flu
18. H5N1 Avian Flu
19. Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever