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BIO 150 Practice Questions – Principles of Epidemiology Name: 1.Transient microbiota differs from normal microbiota in that transient microbiota a.cause diseases.b.are found in a certain location on the host.c.are acquired by direct contact.d.are present for a relatively short time. 2.The incidence of a particular disease in a population over a given time period represents 3.Normal microbiota can benefit the host by preventing the overgrowth of harmful microorganisms. This is called 4.In commensalism, 5.Elimination of the normal microbiota (by antibiotics, for example) can result in a.fewer diseases.b.immediate return of the normal microbiota.c.increased susceptibility to disease.d.absence of bacterial growth.
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6.Diseases caused by microorganisms that reside outside the body and produce disease only when introduced into the body, and are not transmitted from one host to another, are 7.What term is used to describe a disease that develops slowly and is likely to continue for long periods? 8.An example of a contagious disease is 9.A disease acquired by many people in a given area in a relatively short period of time is called a.pandemic.b.epidemic.c.sporadic.d.endemic. 10.A period of illness is typically followed by a(n)
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