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  1. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Small pox
  4. Dental Caries
  5. Botulism
  1. a an infectious disease unique to humans, caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. The disease is also known by the Latin names Variola or Variola vera, which is a derivative of the Latin varius, meaning "spotted", or varus, meaning "pimple".
  2. b also known as tooth decay or a cavity, it is an infection usually bacterial in origin that causes demineralization of the hard tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum) and destruction of the organic matter of the tooth, usually by production of acid by hydrolysis of the food debris accumulated on the tooth surface.
  3. c a rare but serious illness caused by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. The bacteria may enter the body through wounds, or they may live in improperly canned or preserved food.
  4. d infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
  5. e it 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.

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  1. Abnormal protein conformation induces further conformation in normal proteins creating proteolytic degradation and neurological damage. Transmitted during a ritual of cannibalism in New Guinea.
  2. a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, especially in the neck.
  3. an infection with the tapeworm parasite found in beef or pork. Symptoms: Tapeworm infection usually does not cause any symptoms. However, some people may have abdominal discomfort.
  4. a bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.
  5. caused by dinoflagellates producing saxitoxins that cause toxicity by binding to a molecule that is required for nerve and muscle activity

5 True/False questions

  1. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fevera severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus

          

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

          

  3. Ringworminfections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches

          

  4. MumpsAbnormal protein conformation induces further conformation in normal proteins creating proteolytic degradation and neurological damage. Transmitted during a ritual of cannibalism in New Guinea.

          

  5. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)associated with exposure to estuaries inhabited by toxin-forming dinoflagellates, including members of the fish-killing toxic Pfiesteria complex (TPC), Pfiesteria piscicida and Pfiesteria shumwayae. Humans may be exposed through direct contact with water or by inhalation of aerosolized or volatilized toxin(s). The five cases reported here demonstrate the full spectrum of symptoms experienced during acute and chronic stages of this suspected neurotoxin-mediated illness. The nonspecific symptoms most commonly reported are cough, secretory diarrhea, headache, fatigue, memory impairment, rash, difficulty in concentrating, light sensitivity, burning skin upon water contact, muscle ache, and abdominal pain.

          

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