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[pic] TERM PAPER ON Give the detailed mechanism of chicken pox Course Name: INTRODUCTION of health & disease Course Code: Phr883 Submitted To: Submitted By: MISS ANANIA ARJUNA Nagesh MR.RAHUL BHASKAR Reg. No: 3050071035 Seat no-46 B.Tech-M.Tech Sem-7th(cse)…show more content…
Chickenpox lesions can become infected, usually from scratching and most frequently with bacteria called Staphylococcus These secondary infections may be severe enough to require hospitalization. The virus is contained in the body fluids and in the lesions of skin and mucosa.It is transmitted from person to person by droplet infection through the respiratory tract. Rarely the condition may be caused by exposure to a case of Herpes Zoster. Once the virus enters the body it rests and reproduces in the lymph nodes of the body for about 3 to 4 days before it travels to the blood to infect the spleen and liver. It finally rests in the nerve roots near the spinal cord till it is activated. No trigger maybe needed for its activation, but sometimes it waits for events like stress or diminished immunity before it attacks. [9] How chickenpox spread Chickenpox is one of the most readily communicable diseases. It can be spread from person to person by direct contact with fluid from the blisters or with secretions from the respiratory tract or by handling an infected person's clothing or bedding. Airborne transmission is possible through sneezing and coughing. Susceptibility to chickenpox is universal among those not previously infected. The greatest number of cases occur in the winter and early spring. [1] The
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