Bacterial vs Viral Infections

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Bacterial vs Viral Infections:

Bacterial Viral
General Findings Productive cough, high-grade fever, pus production, thick pharyngeal exudate. Non-productive cough, low-grade fever, watery secretions from nose and pharynx.
Infection Characteristics Infection follows a slow progression and stays longer. Symptoms show up abruptly and infection subsides quickly.
Immune Response Increased neutrophils Increased lymphocytes.
Treatment Antibiotics Symptom management; there is no treatment.

Additional Readings:

Basic Virology

1. Immune defences against viruses
2. Viral Hepatitis
3. DNA viruses
4. Positive-sense RNA viruses
5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
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7. Double stranded RNA Viruses
8. Viruses associated with cancer
9. Generalized vs specialized transduction
10. Hepatitis serologic markers
11. Bacterial vs viral infections
12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infections and AIDS
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