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What causes the Disease
Who gets the the Disease and what are the general symptoms
Elements that contribute to the occurrance or non-occurrance of a disease in a population or community
The number of people in an area or region
A part or portion of something
Something that helps lead a person or thing out of a problem
An educated guess;"if" or "then" statement
A departure for good health
Particles that can only reproduce or survive by taking over a cell;ex. AIDS or the Common Cold; Preventable with vaccinations or anti-viral drugs NO antibiotics
Unicellular; multiply by cell diversion; ex. Anthrax or Botulism; Treatable with Antibiotics
Cell Wall and Membrane includes molds and yeast; ex. Athlete's Foot or Ringworm; Sometimes antibiotics work but not always
Single Cell organisims capable of rapid movement; ex. Chagas Disease or Malaria; treatable with antibiotics
Smallest organism there is; made of only protein resistant to heat and disinfectants; ex. Mad Cow Disease or Creutzfeldt- Jacob Disease; NO known treatment
Any wormlike or worm animal; ex. Hookworm or Tapeworm; Medications to kill the worms
An insect that carries a disease
A species of organism that causes another organism to get sick.
A disease that is under control in an area.
A disease that spreads rapidly
An epidemic of a country, region, etc.
A medicene that helps cure Viruses
A person that studies the diseases and the infectious agent.
Study of the destrbution of a disease or other health related conditions
The pattern of how a sickness is spread in a population of people.
Factors that cause the disease
The time between when the disease is Prescribed to the end of the disease.
Mode of Transmission
The factors and/or people that can give you the disease; ex. touch and air
The cells that fight against the infectious agent.
Treaatment given to stop the bacteria, Protozoa, or Fungi.
The infectious agent; Prion, Virus, Becteria, Fungi, Protozoa, and Helminths.
Created the Koch's Postulate
Take a sample of a disease, see what grows, take more samples on healthy animals, and see what happens
The material contamiated; keyboard, etc.
Disease from an infected animal; salminla, etc.
A disease that can spread ealsily from one person to another.