Select a specific pathogen (Genus species) that you have covered either in your

Select a specific pathogen (Genus species) that you have covered either in your reading to this point in the course or one that will be covered in later sessions. A pathogen is defined as any infectious microbial agent such as a virus, bacterium, prion, or fungus that causes disease or illness to its host. Explore beyond your reading assignments to research current findings relative to the pathogen and their impact on current medical practice. This outline will help you start to organized and compile information for your finally paper that will be due during Session 8. The outline should contain the following on the selected pathogen:
Introduction or background information (include statistics when possible)
Basic characteristics (i.e. shape, gram stain, envelop or non-enveloped virus, etc)
Modes of transmission
Virulence factors (molecules expressed and secreted by a pathogen that aid in pathogenesis)
Prevention and treatment
Write this outline in Microsoft Word and format it according to APA guidelines. Properly cite your sources for the points explored in the outline. Use the rubric linked to this assignment for the standard of writing required for this assignment. When finished, submit your outline for grading by the posted due date.