Prelim 1 2003 - Name Food/BioMI 394 Prelim#1 You are...

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Name: Food/BioMI 394 Prelim #1 10/17/03 You are working with the proper authorities associated with the detection of microorganisms responsible for outbreaks. A local juice manufacturer is believed to be responsible for a recent outbreak: 1. Because people who believe they have a case of food poisoning have been calling your office, you most likely will be working as a: a. county health official b. state health official c. national health official d. UN ambassador 2. As per the CDC definition of an outbreak, you know this case could be called an outbreak if: 3. Food micro is obviously a very important field (which is why you got in this business in the first place), just how important is shown by the number of illness associated with food microorganism per year, which are: 4. To begin your investigation, you must ask questions to those who believe they are sick, which question would you not ask: a. the place you ate b. your history of foodborne illness c. what you ate d. the names of people who ate with you 5. You shake your head sometimes because food outbreaks have increased so much, and can, impart, be attributed to everything except :
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6. As you begin your investigation, you must remember that which of the following is true: a. Foodnet is a resource for pooling state information on foodborne illness data b. the vast majority of organism are isolated in an outbreak c. there is little or no difference between states in detecting outbreaks d. all of the above are true
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