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  1. a 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
  2. b a contagious disease that leads to painful swelling of the salivary glands.
  3. c a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, especially in the neck.
  4. d caused by dinoflagellates producing saxitoxins that cause toxicity by binding to a molecule that is required for nerve and muscle activity
  5. e an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. Highly contagious viral infection, Symptoms are a body rash and fever.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Peptic Ulcer Diseasefungal, caused by fungus, spread by roots and bark beetles on elm trees, managed by herbicides and fungicides


  2. Legionnaire's Diseasea bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.


  3. Dutch Elm Diseasea bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.


  4. West Nile Fevera 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.


  5. Trichinosisis a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox.


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