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5 Matching questions

  1. Histoplasmosis
  2. Ringworm
  3. Tuberculosis
  4. Athlete's foot
  5. Measles
  1. a infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
  2. b ..., contagious fungal infection in the superficial skin layer and leads to skin eruptions which usually form small blisters between toes and sometimes fingers, followed by cracking, peeling and scaling
  3. c a very contagious (easily spread) illness caused by a virus. The infection is spread by contact with droplets from the nose, mouth, or throat of an infected person. Sneezing and coughing can put contaminated droplets into the air. Symptoms may include bloodshot eyes, cough, fever, light sensitivity, muscle pain, rash.
  4. d Common in the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys and in caves. Grow as mold and become aerosolized when soil is disturbed. Usually presents as pneumonia.
  5. e infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a disease brought on by a type of bacteria carried by ticks. Symptoms usually develop about 2 to 14 days after the tick bite. They may include: Chills; Confusion; Fever; Headache; Muscle pain
  2. Immune system disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which over a period of years weakens the capacity of the immune system to fight off infection so that weight loss and weakness set in and other afflictions such as cancer or pneumonia may hasten an infected person's demise.
  3. a diarrheal disease caused by the protist Cyrptosporidium parvum, which is spread by contact with fecally contaminated water
  4. caused by dinoflagellates producing saxitoxins that cause toxicity by binding to a molecule that is required for nerve and muscle activity
  5. a common sexually transmitted infection in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The term can also refer to infection caused by any species belonging to its bacterial family. It is found only in humans. It is a major infectious cause of human genital and eye disease.

5 True/False questions

  1. Yellow Feveran infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints


  2. Hepatitisswelling and inflammation of the liver. It is not a condition, but is often used to refer to a viral infection of the liver.


  3. Rubellaalso known as the German measles, it is an infection in which there is a rash on the skin.


  4. Peptic Ulcer Diseaseit causes the most common ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and thus extremely painful. It is defined as mucosal erosions equal to or greater than 0.5 cm. As many as 70-90% of such ulcers are associated with Helicobacter pylori, a spiral-shaped bacterium that lives in the acidic environment of the stomach; however, only 40% of those cases go to a doctor. Ulcers can also be caused or worsened by drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and other NSAIDs.


  5. Tetanusfungal infection of the mouth caused by Candida albicans resulting in painful creamy white raised patches of the tongue and oral mucosa


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