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5 Matching questions

  1. exogenous infection
  2. contagious
  3. infectious disease epidemiology
  4. symptoms
  5. acute disease
  1. a a disease that develops rapidly, exhibits substantial symptoms, and lasts only a short time
  2. b a disorder that starts with a microbe or virus that entered the body from the environment
  3. c referring to a disease whose agent passes with particular ease among susceptible individuals
  4. d an indication of some disease or other disorder that is experienced by the patient
  5. e concerned with how infectious diseases are distributed in a population and the factors influencing or determining that distribution

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a disease that develops in an otherwise healthy individual
  2. the phase of a disease during which symptoms subside
  3. a small, localized epidemic
  4. the site at which a pathogen enters the host
  5. a bacterial metabolic poison composed of protein that is released to the environment; in the human body, it can affect various organs and systems

5 True/False questions

  1. toxigenicitythe ability of an organism to produce a toxin


  2. opportunistic infectionsthe relationship between two organisms and the competition for supremacy that takes place between them


  3. indigenous microbiotathe microbial agents that are associated with an animal for short periods of time without causing disease


  4. invasivenessa close association between two organisms in which one (the parasite) feeds on the other (the host) and may cause injury to the host


  5. polymicrobial diseasesa disease in which thee are few or inapparent symptoms