Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Reflect on the infections or illnesses you learned about this week. Choose one that you had previously heard of before this class. Compare and contrast the information you knew about this infection or illness before the class to what new, or more specific, information you learned about it.
If you did not know information about a particular aspect, explain why you think that was. Compare and contrast your prior and current knowledge of the following:
- What you knew about the symptoms
- How it is eliminated
- The cellular structure of the pathogen that causes the infection/illness
- How it is classified
- The role of the cellular structure of the pathogen in its function