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5 Matching questions

  1. prevalence
  2. host
  3. natural immunity
  4. incubatory carrier
  5. incubation period
  1. a an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite
  2. b An individual capable of transmitting an infectious agent to others during the incubation period of the disease.
  3. c immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup
  4. d the number of existing cases of a disease
  5. e the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
  2. Able to be transmitted between people or species; contagious or catching; talkative or expansive; readily communicated
  3. a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
  4. ability of a pathogen to overcome the defensive powers of a host and to induce disease
  5. Reproductivly isolated species that are so similar morphologically that they are difficult or impossivle to distinguish using morphological characters

5 True/False questions

  1. attenuatedhaving or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course


  2. asymptomatic carriera person infected with a pathogenic microorganism but with no symptoms of the infection


  3. antigenicitya property of molecules to which an adaptive immune response can be generated


  4. zoonosisa disease that can pass from animals to humans


  5. transovarial transmissionThe transmission of a pathogen from one host to another when the pathogen reproduces in the vector.


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