infection

Blogpost 056 – From Invasion to Occupation

Dear friends, Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the incubational and prodromal phases of infection. In the first, initial contact is made between the infectious agent and its host, without the manifestation of symptoms. In the second, early symptoms begin appearing, due to the infector’s multiplication within the body. Still, “infection proper” has yet to begin. You’ll recall… Read More Blogpost 056 – From Invasion to Occupation

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Blogpost 055 – The Prodromal Phase of Infection

Dear friends, In our last post, we began a discussion of infection and what are commonly considered it four distinct phases. By way of a quick review, these are: The incubational phase The prodromal phase The acute phase The convalescent phase The incubational phase, as you’ll recall, is that period of time from initial contact with an infectious agent – be it bacterial, viral, or otherwise – and… Read More Blogpost 055 – The Prodromal Phase of Infection