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1 Chapter 20: Epidemiology Important Point: Common Terms Common Terms Fraction that get sick! Pathogen Reservoirs Humans are the most important reservoir of human infectious disease. Pathogen Transmission
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2 Portals of Entry Portals of Exit Common-Source Outbreak Cholera! The Broad Street Pump. The Broad Street Pump. Individual cases of (deaths from) cholera. Sewage contamination of drinking water. Propagating Epidemic Epidemic spreads via multiple sources.
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3 Pandemic Index case. Pandemic Zoonoses Zoonoses are Human Diseases with Animal Reservoirs. Zoonoses Toxoplasmosis Modes of Transmission Contact Transmission Rhinovirus?
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4 Direct-Contact Transmission Direct Fecal-Oral Transmission Giardiasis in daycare centers. Indirect-Contact Transmission Beddings are an example of a Fomite, an inanimate object that can transmit pathogens between people. Methicillin-
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course MCB 205 taught by Professor Abedon during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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