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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. indirect contact
  2. coagulase
  3. symptoms
  4. mechanical vectors
  5. acute disease
  1. a an indication of some disease or other disorder that is experienced by the patient
  2. b an enzyme produced by some staphylococci that catalyzes the formation of a fibrin clot
  3. c the mode of disease transmission involving nonliving objects
  4. d a disease that develops rapidly, exhibits substantial symptoms, and lasts only a short time
  5. e a living organism, or an object, that transmits disease agents on its surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a process by which foreign material or cells are taken into a white blood cell and destroyed
  2. the site at which a pathogen enters the host
  3. a disorder that disseminates to the deeper organs and systems of the body
  4. the relationship between two organisms and the competition for supremacy that takes place between them
  5. concerned with how infectious diseases are distributed in a population and the factors influencing or determining that distribution

5 True/False questions

  1. vehicle transmissionthe movement of particles suspended in the air

          

  2. endotoxin shocka metabolic poison, produced chiefly by gram-negative bacteria, that are part of the bacterial cell wall and consequently are released on cell disintegration; composed of lipid-polysaccharide-peptide complexes

          

  3. period of convalescencethe phase of a disease during which symptoms subside

          

  4. opportunistic infectionsa disorder caused by a microorganism that does not cause disease but that can become pathogenic or life-threatening if the host has a low level of immunity

          

  5. direct contactthe relationship between two organisms and the competition for supremacy that takes place between them

          

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