U15SG - Unit 15 - Medical Entomology Unit Objectives 1....

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Unit 15 - Medical Entomology Unit Objectives 1. Describe the different types of medically related problems caused by arthropods. 2. Define the terms associated with disease transmission 3. Describe the general characteristics of the diseases covered. -Type of disease -Vector -Where it is a problem -Disease symptoms -How it is treated and controlled Introduction Direct Medical Effects 1. How is annoyance a direct medical effect to humans? 2. What organisms can cause dermatosis and dermatitis? 3. What is myiasis? 4. Define envenomization: 5. Give three different insect examples of envenomization. 6. 37% of the people allergic to chocolate were not actually allergic to cocoa but to what? 7. Do you have delusory parasitosis? Indirect effects 1. What is the primary indirect medical effect of insects? 2. Define vector: 3. Define pathogen: 4. Define reservoir: 5. Define resistance:
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6. Define virulence: 7. What are the differences between bacteria, protozoans and viruses? 8.
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2011 for the course ENY 3005 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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U15SG - Unit 15 - Medical Entomology Unit Objectives 1....

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