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Pathogen identification procedure is not necessarily standardised due to differences in resources available to each country but there are certainly several characterised and accepted approaches used to identify a disease causing pathogen. The predominant techniques used to identify pathogens relies upon conventional clinical microbiology-based approaches, ...


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I was first thinking of voting to close the question because it was too broad, but in reconsideration I think the answer of showing why it is too broad would constitute a proper answer in this case. First of all, the term disease is one of the most general terms for a problem in medicine. The only term that could be higher up is "medical condition." It ...


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Yes, this is possible and is researched as an alternative to antibiotics. It has been used experimentally before antibiotics became widely available. Research was abandoned when antibiotics became widely available. See for example here and here for reports on this. Today bacteriophages are researched for the treatment of bacteria which have a lot of ...


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This answer aims to list existing models and do meta-analysis about them. This answer is a draft. There are many models made based on the thrombus movement. One of them is proposed by DevashishDas' answer but it seems to focus only on the first stage of hemostasis: The model assumes thrombin is generated on the surface of activated platelets in the ...


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Fungi cannot develop resistance that quickly. Potassium permanganate is only used to clean wounds. Therefore, the reimmerging of the fungus may be because it wasn't killed in the first place. I suggest antifungal cream should be used generously to kill the roots of the fungus in his hands/feet.


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Many examples of animals which have more difficulty maintaining their population size than humans exist. This is partially why some species go extinct. The Tasmanian Devil is at high risk for extinction from a genetic predisposition for cancer onset by infection. Your premise that humans are unhealthy is not sound. Humans are long lived, genetically diverse ...


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Body temperature results from a balance between the heat generated by our cells and the heat “lost” to the environment. Heat created by our cells comes from the energy used to keep us alive. Heat is lost through our skin and the air we breathe out. Human beings have an average temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. The brain monitors body temperature and ...



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