← Micro Glossary Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Biological Vector
- a An arthropod vector in which the disease causing organism multiplies or develops WITHIN the arthropod prior to becoming infective for a susceptible individual.
- b the HARMONIOUS ACTION of 2 MICROORGS producing an effect that neither could produce alone
- c A substance that DESTROYS microorganisms
- d Disease that occurs continuously in a particular region but has LOW MORTALITY
- e DILUTION / WEAKENING of virulence of a microorganism, reducing or abolishing pathogenicity.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The act of INTRODUCING DISEASE germs or INFECTIOUS MATERIAL into an area or substance
- Mutual opposition or contrary action. The INHIBITION of one bacteria by another.
- A group of diverse and widespread unicellular & multi cellular organisms, lacking cholorphyll, usually BEARING SPORES, and often filamentous
- An intracellular, infectious parasite, capable of living and reproducing only in living cells.
- The symbiotic relationship of 2 organisms of different species in which ONE GAINS SOME BENEFIT, such as protection or nourishment.
5 True/False Questions
Epidemic → A disease affecting the majority of the population of a large region or one that is epidemic at the same time in many different parts of the world.
Focal Infection → one in which the organisms are originally confined to one area but enter the blood or lymph vessel and SPREAD to other parts of the body.,
Fomite → A POISONOUS SUBSTANCE, oF plant, animal, bacterial or fungal origin
Staphylococcus → A genus of gram-positive, non motile, opportunistic bacteria which tends to aggregate irregular, grape-like clusters.
Streptobacilli → gram positive cocci that occurs in chains