SCI 163 WEEK 4 Food Borne Illness Paper

SCI 163 WEEK 4 Food Borne Illness Paper Write a 500- to 750-word paper on one of the following food-borne illnesses:

  • Salmonella
  • Staphylococcus
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Norovirus (formerly Norwalk virus)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Giardia or amoeba parasites

Address the following in your paper:

  • Identify the infectious agent (pathogen)–for example, the name of the bacteria, virus, or parasite.
  • Explain how the infectious agent is transmitted through food or water.
  • Explain the immune system’s role in protecting the body from disease
  • Provide an example of a real life outbreak in the United States.
  • Describe the clinical symptoms, duration of the disease, and treatment if any.
  • What steps can be taken to prevent further outbreaks? Include individual as well as environmental precautions and methods.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. SCI 163 WEEK 4 Food Borne Illness Paper