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You selected:"I will have my baby vaccinated as scheduled to reduce the senseless spread of vaccine-preventable illnesses."CorrectExplanation:One of the most efficient but often overlooked means of preventing infectious diseases is immunization. Proper and timely adherence to recommended vaccination schedules in children and booster immunizations in adults effectively reduces the senseless spread ofvaccine-preventable illnesses such as measles, mumps, pertussis, and rubella, which still occur with alarming frequency. (less)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch. 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease, p. 308.
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Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease - Page 308Question 9:(see full question)The bacteria that line the gut of a human help maintain normal gut health and provide essential nutrients. This type of relationship is:You selected:mutualistic.CorrectExplanation:The term mutualism is applied to an interaction in which the microorganism and the host both derive benefits from the interaction. Commensalism is a relationship where the organism receives benefit at no harm to the host. A parasite is an organism that derives benefits from its biologic relationship with another organism with the potential of causing harm. (less)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease, p. 298.Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease - Page 298Question 1:(see full question)Which is not correct about an opportunistic infection?You selected:An opportunistic infection primarily affects an individual with a weakened immunity as a result of illness.IncorrectCorrect response:An opportunistic infection primarily affects a host with a normal immunity.Explanation:An opportunistic infection primarily affects a host with weakened
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immunity as a result of illness, malnutrition, or medical therapy suchas chemotherapy or radiation. Fungi can cause life-threatening opportunistic diseases. (less)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch. 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease, p. 307.Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease - Page 307Question 2:(see full question)The mother of an infant born with profound mental retardation and hearing loss tells the nurse that she had a viral infection in the first trimester of her pregnancy. The nurse identifies which of the following congenital infections as the cause of the fetal defects?You selected:RubellaCorrectExplanation:When an infectious disease is transmitted from mother to child during gestation or birth, it is classified as a congenital infection.
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