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5 Matching Questions

  1. infectious agents
  2. fomite
  3. incidence
  4. vector
  5. endotoxin
  1. a organism that carries pathogens from person to person
  2. b rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
  3. c any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
  4. d a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die
  5. e any type of pathogens that can cause a disease

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. life cycle events triggered by environmental cues may be altered. trees "leaf out" earlier. spring arrives earlier in some places. flowers appearing out of season
  2. The state where the disease is continuously present in a population of animals with no serious outbreaks
  3. Contain only certain proteins from the organism, can not cause dz, a lyme vaccine and FeLV are available
  4. the number of existing cases of a disease
  5. when the infection is transmitted by stages from generation to generation of ticks

5 True/False Questions

  1. surveillancea watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation


  2. relative riskincidence of disease (mortality) in exposed over incidence of disease in unexposed


  3. incubation periodincidence of disease (mortality) in exposed over incidence of disease in unexposed


  4. biological transmissionindirect transmission by a vector in which the infectious agent does not undergo physiologic changes inside the vector


  5. chemoprophylaxisprimary prevention of infectious diseases by administering antimicrobial drugs to prevent infection


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