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5 Matching questions

  1. reservoir
  2. attack rate
  3. natural immunity
  4. epidemiological triad
  5. epizootic
  1. a type of incidence rate defined as the proportion of persons exposedto an agent who develops the disease, usually for a limited time in a specific population
  2. b anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
  3. c immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup
  4. d agent, host, environment
  5. e a disease spreading quickly among animals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. person with a latent infection who sheds the infectious agent
  2. Body coverings
  3. animals with detectable antibodies
  4. a property of molecules to which an adaptive immune response can be generated
  5. the ability of an agent to enter and multiply in the host is known as

5 True/False questions

  1. exotoxintoxin that is secreted by microorganisms into the surrounding medium


  2. vectororganism that carries pathogens from person to person


  3. transovarial transmission•The transmission of microorganisms between generations of hosts via the eggs


  4. droplet nucleiextreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)


  5. synergismany substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates the production of antibodies