Fungal Zoonotic Infections


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Ringworm is known formally as:

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1. The fungi that cause ringworm thrive on:

2. Keratin is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet quickly gauge your knowledge of zoonotic infections and characteristics they possess. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to identify different types of fungal zoonotic infections.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • What the fungi that causes ringworms thrive on
  • The properties of keratin
  • The prefix dermato-
  • Ways ringworms can be transmitted from animals to humans

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to test out these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as keratin and zoonotic infection
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding properties of keratin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how ringworms are transmitted from animals to humans

Additional Learning

Learn more about fungal zoonotic infections by reviewing the lesson called Fungal Zoonotic Infections. This lesson helps students:

  • Determine what a zoonotic disease is
  • Examine how ringworm develops in humans
  • Understand what ringworm thrives on
  • Identify the different types of fungi zoonotic diseases

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