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  1. Syphilis
  2. Ringworm
  3. Dental Caries
  4. Cholera
  5. Cryptosporidiosis
  1. a infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
  2. b a bacterial STD that causes ulcers or chancres; if untreated, it can lead to mental and physical disabilities and premature death. It is a common venereal disease caused by the Treponema pallidum spirochete
  3. c also known as tooth decay or a cavity, it is an infection usually bacterial in origin that causes demineralization of the hard tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum) and destruction of the organic matter of the tooth, usually by production of acid by hydrolysis of the food debris accumulated on the tooth surface.
  4. d an infection of the small intestine that causes a large amount of watery diarrhea. Symptoms: Abdominal cramps; Dry mucus membranes or mouth; Dry skin; Excessive thirst; Glassy or sunken eyes; Lack of tears; Lethargy
  5. e a diarrheal disease caused by the protist Cyrptosporidium parvum, which is spread by contact with fecally contaminated water

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a rare but serious illness caused by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. The bacteria may enter the body through wounds, or they may live in improperly canned or preserved food.
  2. a viral disease that causes acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) in endotherms
  3. fungal, poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products, characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and craming and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs
  4. an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito
  5. a contagious disease that leads to painful swelling of the salivary glands.

5 True/False questions

  1. ChlamydiasisA diarrheal illness caused by that parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia and characterized by intestinal cramping and diarrhea


  2. ThrushAbnormal protein conformation induces further conformation in normal proteins creating proteolytic degradation and neurological damage. Transmitted during a ritual of cannibalism in New Guinea.


  3. Scrapiea fatal disease of sheep characterized by chronic itching and loss of muscular control and progressive degeneration of the central nervous system


  4. MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)a type (strain) of staph bacteria that does not respond to some antibiotics that are commonly used to treat staph infections.


  5. Tapeworminfections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches