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The Disease Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If Martha is infected by a microbe with high pathogenicity, what does this signify?

Question 2 2. When does commensalism occur?

Question 3 3. At which point can an individual be said to have developed a bacterial disease?

Question 4 4. Which of the following diseases is caused by the human papillomavirus and hinges on the horizontal disease transfer process?

Question 5 5. Which of the following, caused by yeast, might indicate a disease and an infection?

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Question 6 6. Which of these most accurately describes bacteria, viruses, parasites, lifestyle habits, and genetics?

Question 7 7. If a disease has a low infectious dose, 50%, what do you know about it?

Question 8 8. Researchers have discovered a new disease and they're testing it to determine its lethality. They test the disease and determine that it has a low LD50. What does this mean?

Question 9 9. Jackson has been ill for about a week. Shortly thereafter, his symptoms lessen as his immune system begins to control the pathogen. At which stage of the disease process does Jackson find himself?

Question 10 10. What does vector control refer to?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following constitutes both a secondary and a systemic disease?

Question 12 12. Which of the following accurately illustrates an epidemic?

Question 13 13. What does the incubation period refer to as far as the disease process goes?

Question 14 14. What does a nosocomial infection refer to?

Question 15 15. Which of the following exemplifies mutual flora?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following could possibly constitute a nosocomial infection?

Question 17 17. What are vaccinations, vector control, antiseptics, and sanitation all considered to be?

Question 18 18. What component of a vaccination makes it so effective?

Question 19 19. At which point can an individual be said to have contracted a bacterial infection?

The Disease Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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