Microbiology In Your Chosen Profession
3 pages (750 words)
, Download 0
... of Lecturer] Biology Microbiology in Nursing Cardio-Vascular System The cardiovascular system is composed of the heart, blood, and blood vessels. Interestingly, the circulatory system is free of microbial organisms. The discovery and isolation of microbes such as bacteria and fungi from patients’ blood often indicate serious and uncontrolled infections that could be fatal. In the United States, statistics indicate that the presence of bacteria, bacteremia and the presence of fungi, fungemia, is observed in the blood of more than 250,000 people annually. These conditions also result in about 50,000 deaths annually. It is only via the rapid and accurate isolation, identification, and antimicrobial...