Principles Of Disease And Epidemiology

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