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Micro chapter 13
The presence of small numbers of bacteria in the blood
A disease that has a steady frequency over time in a particular geographic location
All of the following genera are considered resident biota of skin sites except
An animal, such as an arthropod, that transmits a pathogen from one host to another is a
An inanimate object that harbors and transmits a pathogen is a
An infectious agent already existing on or in the body are called
Animals that participate in the life cycles of pathogens and transmit pathogens from host to host are
Diseases that cause long-term or permanent damage leave
All are correct
Each of the following are inoculation of normal biota to a newborn except
Fomites, food, and air serve as indirect transmission routes of pathogens
Infections that go unnoticed because there are no symptoms are called
Latency is a dominant state of an infectious agent
Th decrease in the level of white blood cells in a patient
Once a microbe has entered a host, what process performed by certain white blood cells will attempt to destroy the microbes?
Septicemia means that a pathogen is present and multiplying in the blood
Someone who inconspicuously harbors a pathogen and spreads it to others is a
The greatest number of pathogens enter the body through the
The initial, brief period of early, general symptoms such as fatigue and muscle aches is the
The primary, natural habitat of a pathogen where it continues to exist is called the
The study of frequency and distribution of a disease in a defined population is
The time from when the pathogen first enters the body and begins to multiply, until symptoms first appear is the
The total number of deaths in a population due to a disease is the
When an infected person is in the incubation period, that person cannot transmit the pathogen to others
__________ carriers are shredding and transmitting pathogens while they are recovering from an infectious disease.