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failure of the body to function normally
disease caused by a pathogen or its toxin
an abject (living or non living) that transfers a pathogen from one organism to another
organism that normally and harmoniously live in or on the human body
organism that requires a living host in which to survive
dye used to identify different kinds of bacteria
portal of exit
routes by which pathogens leave the body
portal of entry
routes by which pathogens enter the body
coccus, cacillus, curved rod
acts as a parasite to the infected cell
amebas, ciliates, flagellates, sporoza
anthropods that live on the surface of the body
wide spread body infection
infection restricted to a small area
stains purple or blue
Which word best characterizes Typhoid Mary?
Which of the following requires another living host for its continued existence?
Cocci, bacilli and curved rods are classified as
A fomite is a
are best described as ectoparasites
Biting flies, fleas, and ticks
With regard to infection disease, arthropods most often act as
Which of the following describes the signs and symptoms that develop in response to a pathogen?
A pox infection
is a skin lesion
Which of the following are classified as Gram(+) and Gram (-)
Herpes varicella-zoster may lay dormant in the nerves for many years; when awakened in later life it causes
Itching and discomfort
Ectoparasites are most likely to cause
Which of the following is called "acid-fast" bacillus?
The disease is caused by a sprozoan carried by a mosquito
Which of the following is defined as a disease-producting micro organism?
causative organism of impetigo
Which of the following is least descriptive of Canadida Albicans?
Rickettsiae require a living host for their survival and are there fore considered to be
Influenza is best described as a(n)
Which of the following lives in the intestinal tract and lays its eggs in the perianal area, causing severe pruritus?
The tick associated with Rocky Mountain spotted fever is referred to as a
Rickettsiae and chlamydia are classified as
often carried by fleas, ticks, and body lice
Becomes more resistant to harsh environmental conditions
What is the significance of bacterial spore formation? The bacterium
A helminth is a
This group includes single-cell animal-like microbes such as amebas