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5 Matching questions

  1. epidemic
  2. transovarial transmission
  3. symptom
  4. pathogenicity
  5. passive immunity
  1. a any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  2. b ability of a pathogen to overcome the defensive powers of a host and to induce disease
  3. c when the infection is transmitted by stages from generation to generation of ticks
  4. d a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
  5. e an immunity resulting from antibodies that are conveyed naturally through the placenta to a fetus or artificially by injection of a serum containing antibodies

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
  2. any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates the production of antibodies
  3. exposing susceptible individuals to antigens associated with an infectious disease process that do not cause the disease but rather induce an immune response that protects against subsequent infection
  4. a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
  5. the number of existing cases of a disease

5 True/False questions

  1. subunit vaccinethe number of existing cases of a disease


  2. panzooticThe state where the disease is continuously present in a population of animals with no serious outbreaks


  3. asymptomatic carrierperson with a latent infection who sheds the infectious agent


  4. morbiditythe ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area


  5. reservoirorganism that carries pathogens from person to person


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