5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Strep throat
- Chicken Pox
- Pertussis (whooping cough)
- a a viral disease that causes acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) in endotherms
- b caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria. It is the most common bacterial infection of the throat. Symptoms may be mild or severe. You usually start to feel sick about 2 to 5 days after you come in contact with the infection.
- c fungal infection of the mouth caused by Candida albicans resulting in painful creamy white raised patches of the tongue and oral mucosa
- d Highly contagious viral infection, Symptoms are a body rash and fever.
- e a highly contagious bacterial disease caused by Bordetella pertussis. Symptoms are initially mild, and then develop into severe coughing fits, which produce the namesake high-pitched "whoop" sound in infected babies and children when they inhale air after coughing. The coughing stage lasts for approximately six weeks before subsiding.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a disease that is caused by a parasitic blood fluke of the genus Schistosoma and that affects the skin, intestines, liver, vascular system, or other organs
- also known as the German measles, it is an infection in which there is a rash on the skin.
- an infectious disease caused by RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae (the influenza viruses), that affects birds and mammals. The most common symptoms of the disease are chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, severe headache, coughing, weakness/fatigue and general discomfort.
- caused by dinoflagellates producing saxitoxins that cause toxicity by binding to a molecule that is required for nerve and muscle activity
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Syphilis → a bacterial STD that causes ulcers or chancres; if untreated, it can lead to mental and physical disabilities and premature death. It is a common venereal disease caused by the Treponema pallidum spirochete
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever → a virus of the family Flaviviridae. Part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses, it is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It mainly infects birds, but is known to infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, chipmunks, skunks, squirrels, domestic rabbits, crows, robins, crocodiles and alligators. The main route of human infection is through the bite of an infected mosquito.
Malaria → an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito
Hookworm → 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.
Pinworm → infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches