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5 Matching questions

  1. portal of exit
  2. exotoxins
  3. vertical transmission
  4. immunocompromised
  5. vectors
  1. a the spread of disease from mother to fetus or newborn
  2. b referring to an inadequate immune response as a result of disease, exposure to radiation, or treatment with immunosuppressive drugs
  3. c a bacterial metabolic poison composed of protein that is released to the environment; in the human body, it can affect various organs and systems
  4. d 1. an arthropod that transmits the agents of disease from an infected host to a susceptible host
    2. a plasmid used in genetic engineering to carry a DNA segment into a bacterium or other cell
  5. e the site at which a pathogen leaves the host

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the ability of a disease-causing agent to gain entry to a host and bring about a physiological or anatomical change interpreted as disease
  2. referring to a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively within a population than normally expected
  3. any change from the general state of good health
  4. a disorder that disseminates to the deeper organs and systems of the body
  5. a disorder acquired during an individuals stay at a hospital or chronic care facility

5 True/False questions

  1. standard precautionsa disorder acquired during an individuals stay at a hospital or chronic care facility


  2. fungemiathe dissemination of fungi through the circulatory system


  3. healthcare-associated infections (HAI)an infection resulting from treatment for another condition while in a hospital or healthcare facility


  4. streptokinasefree from living microorganisms, spores and viruses


  5. toxigenicitythe ability of an organism to produce a toxin