Micro Chapters 16 & 22
Study Quizzes for final.
Terms in this set (25)
In ___________, one partner benefits, while the other is unaffected.
Infectious diseases have characteristic signs and ____________.
Bacteria use what to bind to host cells?
Infections can be described as acute, ___________, or latent, depending on the timing and duration of symptoms.
A ___________ pathogen causes disease in otherwise healthy individuals.
An ___________ pathogen causes disease only when the body's innate or adaptive defenses are compromised.
This refers to the degree of pathogenicity of an organism.
These proteins, made by microbes, have very specific, damaging effects.
Communicable or contagious diseases spread from one _______ to another.
Infections can be localized or ________.
Skin is inhabited by large numbers of bacteria of little virulence that.....
Help prevent colonization by more dangerous species.
Folliculitis, boils, and carbuncles are caused by what bacteria?
Scaled Skin Syndrome results from _______ produced by some strains of Staphyloccus aureus.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is carried by what?
Lyme disease is carried by which bacteria?
The varicella-zoster virus causes Chicken Pox, which can reactivate in the form of what?
Measles is also known as what?
Which viral disease of childhood is characterized by a "slapped cheek" rash?
A bull's eye rash is the hallmark of this disease, which is common in Minnesota.
This childhood disease is characterized by several days of high fever, followed by a rash. It occurs mainly in infants 6 months - 3 years old.
Warts are skin tumors caused by a number of which viruses?
These fungi cause athlete's foot, ringworm and invasion of the hair and nails.
The skin is composed of the dermis and the _________.
Impentigo is a superficial ________ infection.
Diseases like measles can be controlled by ___________.