Principles Of Disease And Epidemiology

49 Questions  I  By Dh0222080 on December 7, 2010


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1.  Disease spread from one host to another
2.  Abnormal state in which the body is not functioning normally
3.  Bacteria in the blood
4.  An infection throughout the body
5.  # of people affected in relation to the total population in a given time period
6.  Transmission of Disease:spread by fomites (ex: door knobs)
7.  Change in a body that can be measured
8.  Disease constantly present in a population
9.  Fraction of a population having a specific disease
10.  Colonization of the body by pathogens
11.  Acute infection that causes the initial illness
12.  Pathogens are limited to a small area
13.  Carriers always have the disease
14.  Transmission of Disease:requires close association between infected and susceptible host
15.  Toxins in the blood
16.  Develops slowly
17.  Symptoms develop rapidly
18.  Disease that occurs occasionally
19.  Disease with a period of no symptoms when the causative agent is inactive
20.  Vectors:Pathogen reproduces in vector
21.  Viruses in the blood
22.  Incidence of a specific notifiable disease
23.  Type of infection acquired as a result of a hospital stayaffects 5-15% of all hospital patients
24.  Fraction of a population that contracts a disease during a specific time# of cases of those who just got it
25.  Vectors:Arthropod carries pathogen on feet
26.  Symptoms between acute and chronic
27.  Study of the cause of disease
28.  Toxic inflammatory condition arising from the spread of microbes, especially bacteria or their toxins, from a focus of infection
29.  Development of disease
30.  Opportunistic infection after a primary infection
31.  Study of disease
32.  Transmission by an inanimate reservoir (food, water, air)
33.  World wide epidemic
34.  Disease that is EASILY spread from one host to another
35.  Disease acquired by many hosts in a given area in a short time
36.  Disease not transmitted from one host to another
37.  Which is not a factor for disease
38.  Study of where and when diseases occur
39.  Systemic infection that began as a local infection
40.  Transmission of Disease:transmission via airborne droplets
41.  Number of deaths
42.  Change in the body function that is felt by the patient as a result of disease
43.  Deaths from noticeable diseases
44.  A specific group of signs and symptoms that accompany a disease, usually unknown.
45.  Growth of bacteria in the blood
46.  Name 3 continual sources of infection
47.  3 causes of nosocomial infections
48.  Immunity in most of a population
49.  No noticeable signs or symptoms
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