Viral and Bacterial Disease Comparison

posted Nov 12, 2014, 12:43 PM by Jerrid Johansen
Place these items in the correct column on the Viral/Bacterial Comparison Chart
Disease-causing agents are called Pathogens
Cause disease by directly damaging or destroying host cells
Cause disease by releasing toxic chemicals that interfere with normal cell activities
Cause disease by injecting a nucleic acid into the host, disrupting homeostasis
Can be prevented through the use of VACCINES
Can be treated by using ANTIBIOTICS to attack and destroy the pathogen
Medication can be given to treat the symptoms of the infection.
Your body battles them by using its immune system