Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/29

Click to flip

29 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
One of the following is NOT a pathogen

a. viruses
b. prion
c. bacteria
d. agent
Agent
The point where agents leave their reservoirs is known as
Portal of Exit
How agents are passed from one reservior to susceptible host is called the
mode of transmission
There are _____ types of indirect transmission
three
One of the following is NOT a primary portal of entry

a. Digestive system
b. Respiratory system
c. Reproductive system
d. Lymphatic system
Lymphatic system
TRUE OR FALSE

A break in the skin is considered a portal of entry
TRUE
The incubation stage lasts
From the time a pathogen enters the body until it multiplies
Which disease’s symptoms are different in the Prodromal Stage?

a. HIV
b. HPV
c. SARS
d. None of the above
HIV
The clinical stage is also called the _____ stage
acme
The disease reaches the highest point of development during this stage
clinical
During this stage, you experience the first signs of relapse
Decline
Which stage is called the silent stage
Incubation
The _____ stage is also called the convalescence stage
recovery
Disease transmission during this stage is possible but not probable
Recovery
A potentially fatal disease that leads to inflammation of the membranes that line the throat
diphtheria
A viral infection that seriously damages the liver
Hepatitis B
A disease caused by the bacteria found in the soil
tetanus
Another name for the German Measles
rubella
A viral infection capable of causing paralysis
Polio
A viral infection of the salivary glands
mumps
A type of acquired immunity resulting from the body's response to the introduction of immunizations
Artificially acquired immunity
The causal pathogen of a particular disease
Agent
A disease causing Agent
Pathogen
Capable of causing disease
virulent
Chemical compounds produced by the body's immune system to destroy antigens and their toxins
Antibodies
Another name for the common cold
acute rhinitis
TRUE OR FALSE

The HIV virus can live outside the body for 24 hours
FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE

A person can only become infected when infected fluid is transmitted from one person to another
TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE

Infected women cannot pass HIV to their babies during pregancy, birth, or sometimes breast feeding
FALSE