Chapter 14: Principles Of Disease And Epidemiology

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I looked over the review and these are the primary listed subject matter we should pay attention to for the test; however, some of it i wasn't able to make questions out of. . So asking Mrs. Bryant prior to the test would be super.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An infection that develops as a result of hospital stay: effects about 5%-15% of all hospitalized patients. 
    • A. 

      Viral infection

    • B. 

      Nosocomial infection

    • C. 

      Bacteriophage infection

    • D. 

      Latent infection

  • 2. 
    Epidemiology is the study of transmission, incidence and frequency of disease in order to identify cause, source and route of transmission. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Pathogen from pure culture must NOT cause disease when inoculated into healthy animal while using Kochs postulates. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Phenomenon in which normal flora inhibits growth of potential pathogens by competing for nutrients or oxygen, preventing attachment, production of antimicrobial substances, ect. 
    • A. 

      Microbial antagonism

    • B. 

      Microbial commensalism

    • C. 

      Microbial protagonism

  • 5. 
    A syndrome is a group of symptoms that go with a particular disease. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    List the way(s) disease are spread..
    • A. 

      Communicable

    • B. 

      Contagious

    • C. 

      Non-communicable

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The presence of toxin in the blood is known as:
    • A. 

      Bactermia

    • B. 

      Viremia

    • C. 

      Toxemia

  • 8. 
    The transmission of disease via fomate( non-living object involved in transmission)  e.g, cups, tissues, eating utensils is known as:
    • A. 

      Droplet transmission

    • B. 

      Indirect contact

    • C. 

      Direct contact

  • 9. 
    Biological transmission (the more complex version of transmission) is where the pathogen uses the vector in or order to complete part of its life cycle. Which vector description did we use in class?
    • A. 

      Mosquito

    • B. 

      Bee

    • C. 

      Snake

    • D. 

      Tic

  • 10. 
    When pertaining to nosocomial infections, opportunistic, drug resistant gram(-) bacteria are the most frequent. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A good example of fomites are:
    • A. 

      Spoon

    • B. 

      Catheters

    • C. 

      Syringes

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 12. 
    Epidemiology also means the criteria for establishing that specific microbes cause specific diseases. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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