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

1/22

Click to flip

22 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
TRUE OR FALSE

We have made progress in reducing the incidence of some forms of infectious disease, but other infectious conditions are becoming more common.
TRUE
A variety of pathogenic agents are responsible for infectious ______
conditions
A chain of infection with __ potential links characterizes EVERY infectious conditions
6
Most infectious conditions progess through __ distinct stages
5
One can acquire immunity for some diseases through both _____ and _____ means. children should be immunized according to a schedule
natural and artificial
The immune system's response to infection relies on _____ and ______ elements
cellular and humoral
The common cold and influenza produce many similar ______ but differ in their infectious agents, incubation stage, prevention, and treatment.
symptoms
_____ and ______ are potentially fatal infections of the respiratory system
tuberculosis and pneumonia
_____ and _____ are infections that produce chronic tiredness
mononucleosis and chronic fatigue syndrome
_____, and potentially fatal infection of the lining of the brain, is of increasing concern on ___ campuses
Bacterial menigitis

college
a bacterial infection contracted thorugh outdoor activities
lyme disease
Caused by a virus carried by deer mice; humun-to-human transmission has been also reported.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
Newly arrived in this country, ______ is a vector-borne infection that is now widely distributed in the US
West Nile Virus
A bacterial infection generally arsing from the improper use of tampons
Toxic Shock Syndrome
_____ (______) is a bloodborne infectious condition that produces serious liver damage Other varities are ___ A, C, D, and E
Hepatisis B (serum hapatitis)
A potentially fatal respiratory infection that reached the North America and Asia
SARS
A widespread incurable viral disease transmitted through sexual activity, thorugh intravenous drug use, in infected blood products, or across the placenta during pregnancy
HIV/AIDS
The definite diagnosis of AIDS can be based on ____ or ___
presense of specific conditions or reduced # of helper T Cells
HIV and AIDS are currently best treated with a drug cocktail:
using protease inhibitors and reverse-transcriptase inhibitors

three new categories of antiviral medications

an effective vaccine for prevention has not been developed.
Concerns are rising regarding the unchecked spread of HIV/AIDS in ____ and ___
Asia and Africa
Ther are a variety of _____, many of which do not produce symptoms in omost infected women and many infected men
sexually transmitted diseases
_____ can reduce the risk of contracting STDs
Safe Sex Practices