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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. epidemic
  2. primary infection
  3. clinical disease
  4. infectious disease epidemiology
  5. fomites
  1. a a disease that develops in an otherwise healthy individual
  2. b a disease in which the symptoms are apparent
  3. c referring to a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively within a population than normally expected
  4. d concerned with how infectious diseases are distributed in a population and the factors influencing or determining that distribution
  5. e an inanimate object, such as clothing or a utensil, that carries disease organisms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the population of microorganisms that colonize various parts of the human body and do not cause disease in a healthy individual
  2. the ability of a pathogen to spread from one point to adjacent areas in the host and cause structural damage to those tissues
  3. the destruction of red blood cells
  4. the location or organism where disease-causing agents exist and maintain their ability for infection
  5. the degree to which a pathogen is capable of causing disease

5 True/False questions

  1. bacteremiaa growth and spreading of bacterial cells in the bloodstream

          

  2. vectorsan indication of some disease or other disorder that is experienced by the patient

          

  3. septicemiareferring to a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively within a population than normally expected

          

  4. coagulasean enzyme produced by some staphylococci that catalyzes the formation of a fibrin clot

          

  5. portal of exitthe spread of protozoa and multicellular worms through the circulatory system

          

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