Module 7: Hematogenous Infectious Disease

Module Objectives

  1. Correctly identify the body, monolayer, and feathered edge of a blood smear

  2. Explain why large organisms are often found along the feathered edge or the transition between the monolayer and feathered edge

  3. Correctly identify common infectious diseases of the blood

  4. Memorize which cells these organisms infect

  5. Recall the vectors for the organisms found in the blood

  6. Explain the relation between the organism and the clinical signs based on the pathophysiology of the organism



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