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  1. Hepatitis
  2. Trichinosis
  3. Lyme Disease
  4. Small pox
  5. Histoplasmosis
  1. a is infection with the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. Symptoms: Abdominal discomfort; Cramping; Diarrhea; Facial swelling around the eyes; Fever; Muscle pain
  2. b 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".
  3. c swelling and inflammation of the liver. It is not a condition, but is often used to refer to a viral infection of the liver.
  4. d Common in the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys and in caves. Grow as mold and become aerosolized when soil is disturbed. Usually presents as pneumonia.
  5. e a bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus
  4. 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.
  5. a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, especially in the neck.

5 True/False questions

  1. ChlamydiasisA diarrheal illness caused by that parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia and characterized by intestinal cramping and diarrhea

          

  2. Hookwormparasitic blood-sucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

          

  3. Botulisma 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. GiardiasisA diarrheal illness caused by that parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia and characterized by intestinal cramping and diarrhea

          

  5. Estuary Associated Syndromea 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.

          

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