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  1. Trichinosis
  2. Legionnaire's Disease
  3. Athlete's foot
  4. Hepatitis
  5. Giardiasis
  1. a an acute respiratory infection caused by Legionella bacteria. Symptoms may include, chest pain, coughing up blood, fever, gastrointestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, general discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling (malaise), headache, joint pain
  2. b swelling and inflammation of the liver. It is not a condition, but is often used to refer to a viral infection of the liver.
  3. c A diarrheal illness caused by that parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia and characterized by intestinal cramping and diarrhea
  4. d is infection with the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. Symptoms: Abdominal discomfort; Cramping; Diarrhea; Facial swelling around the eyes; Fever; Muscle pain
  5. e ..., contagious fungal infection in the superficial skin layer and leads to skin eruptions which usually form small blisters between toes and sometimes fingers, followed by cracking, peeling and scaling

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a disease brought on by a type of bacteria carried by ticks. Symptoms usually develop about 2 to 14 days after the tick bite. They may include: Chills; Confusion; Fever; Headache; Muscle pain
  2. a diarrheal disease caused by the protist Cyrptosporidium parvum, which is spread by contact with fecally contaminated water
  3. a nematode worm parasite that lives in the intestine of humans and animals; females lay their eggs around the anus, which causes itching
  4. an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds
  5. a very contagious (easily spread) illness caused by a virus. The infection is spread by contact with droplets from the nose, mouth, or throat of an infected person. Sneezing and coughing can put contaminated droplets into the air. Symptoms may include bloodshot eyes, cough, fever, light sensitivity, muscle pain, rash.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Scrapiean infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito

          

  2. Ebola Hemorrhagic Feveran infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

          

  3. Ergotismfungal, poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products, characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and craming and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs

          

  4. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoningit causes the most common ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and thus extremely painful. It is defined as mucosal erosions equal to or greater than 0.5 cm. As many as 70-90% of such ulcers are associated with Helicobacter pylori, a spiral-shaped bacterium that lives in the acidic environment of the stomach; however, only 40% of those cases go to a doctor. Ulcers can also be caused or worsened by drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and other NSAIDs.

          

  5. Tuberculosisis infection with the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. Symptoms: Abdominal discomfort; Cramping; Diarrhea; Facial swelling around the eyes; Fever; Muscle pain

          

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