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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. carrier
  2. hemolysis
  3. zoonoses
  4. secondary infection
  5. coagulase
  1. a an animal disease that may be transmitted to humans
  2. b an individual who has recovered from a disease but retains the infectious agents in the body and continues to shed them
  3. c a disorder caused by an opportunistic microbe as a result of a primary infection weakening the host
  4. d an enzyme produced by some staphylococci that catalyzes the formation of a fibrin clot
  5. e the destruction of red blood cells

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. referring to an inadequate immune response as a result of disease, exposure to radiation, or treatment with immunosuppressive drugs
  2. the ability of a disease-causing agent to gain entry to a host and bring about a physiological or anatomical change interpreted as disease
  3. the microbial agents that are associated with an animal for short periods of time without causing disease
  4. the site at which a pathogen enters the host
  5. a disorder caused by a microorganism that does not cause disease but that can become pathogenic or life-threatening if the host has a low level of immunity

5 True/False questions

  1. systemic diseasesa disease that develops slowly, tends to linger for a long time, and requires a long convalescence

          

  2. signsan indication of the presence of a disease, especially one observed by a doctor but not apparent to the patient

          

  3. respiratory dropletsthe site at which a pathogen leaves the host

          

  4. septicemiareferring to a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively within a population than normally expected

          

  5. epidemiologyreferring to a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively within a population than normally expected