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The Disease Process: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does an antiseptic do?

Question 2 2. Which of the following reflects disease transmission by direct contact?

Question 3 3. The Spanish Flu of 1918 was an example of a(n) _____.

Question 4 4. Gabriel has full-blown AIDS. He has recently contracted Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) due to his weakened immune system. Gabriel's KS is an example of a(an) _____.

Question 5 5. A relationship between two different species of organisms where one benefits and the other is hurt is known as _____.

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Question 6 6. Microbes that reside within or on the body of a person, some of which are beneficial to survival, are called:

Question 7 7. Two or more organisms of a different species living in a relationship where all benefit is referred to as _____.

Question 8 8. How can we distinguish virulence from pathogenicity?

Question 9 9. How would you classify an epidemic of a particularly virulent disease that spreads to large parts of the world's continents?

Question 10 10. The number of microbes necessary to kill 50% of a population infected with that microbe is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about the period of convalescence is FALSE?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

Question 13 13. A disease that affects the body as a whole is known as a(n):

Question 14 14. Candida is a form of yeast that exists naturally in a person's genitourinary and gastrointestinal tracts. Candida does not typically cause harm to the body, but instead lives in a peaceful co-existence with its host. This is an example of:

Question 15 15. A disease that results after and as a consequence of a primary disease is known as a(n):

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Question 16 16. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Question 17 17. What is the ability of a microbe to cause disease known as?

Question 18 18. Amy contracted E. coli after dining at a restaurant where the chef did not wash his hands properly after a bowel movement. She ended up with a fever, severe stomach cramps, and diarrhea. This is an example of:

Question 19 19. Which of the following BEST illustrates a vehicle of disease transmission?

Question 20 20. The most likely agents to cause a nosocomial infection include:

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Question 21 21. A disease is present in a population or geographic region at consistent levels and periods of time is:

Question 22 22. Which of the following BEST describes a close relationship between living organisms of two different species?

Question 23 23. How do vectors differ from fomites?

Question 24 24. Malaria is _____ to Africa but not to England.

Question 25 25. An invading pathogen multiplies within your body prior to causing any signs or symptoms of disease. Which stage of disease development is this?

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Question 26 26. A disease that is rapid in onset, short in duration, and often severe and rapidly changing is known as a(n):

Question 27 27. Which of the following groups is an example of systemic diseases?

Question 28 28. Microbes, such as fungi and bacteria, that take advantage of a host's weakened immune system are known as:

Question 29 29. What is an example of sanitation?

Question 30 30. A disinfectant:

The Disease Process: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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