Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 14 - Host-Microbe Relationships and Disease Processes - Self Quiz - Page 432: 22


(b) Acute disease

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Infection with rapid development of symptoms and recovery within a few weeks is classified as acute disease. Subacute disease is characterized by symptoms between acute and chronic. Systemic disease occurs when the infection in which the pathogens are is spread throughout the body. A focal infection is an infection on a confined region.
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