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  1. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  2. Anthrax
  3. Measles
  4. Kuru
  5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  1. a 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. b 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.
  3. c 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. d an infectious disease due to a type of bacteria called Bacillus anthracis. Infection in humans most often involves the skin, gastrointestinal tract, or lungs.
  5. e Abnormal protein conformation induces further conformation in normal proteins creating proteolytic degradation and neurological damage. Transmitted during a ritual of cannibalism in New Guinea.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.
  2. a viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.
  3. ..., 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
  4. is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox.
  5. 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 True/False Questions

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


  2. MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)a type (strain) of staph bacteria that does not respond to some antibiotics that are commonly used to treat staph infections.


  3. Rhinitis (Common Cold)Highly contagious viral infection, Symptoms are a body rash and fever.


  4. Legionnaire's Diseasean 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


  5. Scrapiea fatal disease of sheep characterized by chronic itching and loss of muscular control and progressive degeneration of the central nervous system


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