mechanism of infectious disease
1. Newborn infants who have not yet developed an intestinal flora are routinely given an intramuscular injection of vitamin K to prevent bleeding due to a deficiency in vitamin-dependent coagulation factors.
A. Use the concept of mutualism to explain why this is done
2. Persons with human granulocytic chrlichiosis may be co-infected with lymes disease
3.Person with chronic lung disease are often taught to contact their health care provider when they notice a change in the color of their sputum because it might be a sign of infection