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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. prevalence
  2. vector competence
  3. arthropod
  4. relative risk
  5. fomite
  1. a any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
  2. b ability of a vector to acquire a pathogen and to successfully transmit it to another susceptible host
  3. c incidence of disease (mortality) in exposed over incidence of disease in unexposed
  4. d insects
  5. e the number of existing cases of a disease

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a disease spreading quickly among animals
  2. the ability of an agent to enter and multiply in the host is known as
  3. Immunity in most of a population
  4. a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
  5. an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite

5 True/False questions

  1. incubation periodthe period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease


  2. acutean animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite


  3. phenologylife cycle events triggered by environmental cues may be altered. trees "leaf out" earlier. spring arrives earlier in some places. flowers appearing out of season


  4. risk factor•natural substance normally found present in the stomach essential to the metabolism of vitamin B 12 .


  5. attack ratereduced in strength