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 IntroductionDirect 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 effects1.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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