Two potentially serious bacterial diseases are Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) and cholera. What is the causative agent of RMSF

Dec 14th, 2015
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 Two potentially serious bacterial diseases are Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) and cholera. 
(a) What is the causative agent of RMSF? In your own words, give a description of the causative agent and the disease. Be sure to include general characteristics of the microbe, how the disease is transmitted, a general description of the disease, and some ways you can avoid being infected. (10 pts.)
(b) What is the causative agent of cholera? In your own words, give a description of the causative agent and the disease. Be sure to include general characteristics of the microbe, how the disease is transmitted, a general description of the disease, and some ways you can avoid being infected. (10 pts.)
(c) Why do you think it would be more difficult to rid a community of RMSF than cholera?

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