Final Exam Review
Understand what virulence and pathogenicity are
- Pathogenicity is the ability of an organism to cause infection and disease. If it
can, we call it a pathogen. If it cannot, we call it a non-pathogen.
- Virulence is the degr
Born Digital Summary and Subsequent Critique
The current generation of young people and their parents are at extreme odds with each other, at least
according to self-proclaimed experts John Palfrey and
A Deplorable Essay
This weekend, speaking to her elitist billionaire donors, Former President Clintons purported
wife had this to say:
You know, to just be grossly generalistic (sic), you could put half of Trumps
State your name.
-How old are you, Mr. Martin?
17 years old
-What school do you attend?
Salt city high school.
-Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?
I was the co-captain of the soccer team
-Would you say that school was going w
1) It is estimated that while only 3% of the population is susceptible to the bacteria that causes _,
there are still millions of cases in developing countries
2) TRUE OR FALSE: Cancer is the leading cause
PAGE 242 (Table 11-1) EMERGING PROTOZOAN AND METAZOAN DISEASES
Schistosomiasis (Snail fever)
Among the most common causes
of diarrhea in patients with AIDS
and other i
Infectious diseases: The leading human killers
Cause of death
Acute lower respiratory infections
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Hepatitis (all types)
a. Another condition that is a strong risk factor for heart disease. Untreated hypertension
accelerates atherogenesis and the incidence of heart disease. There are two types of
hypertension: essential and secondary.
i. Essential hypertensi
1. Who finally disproved the theory of spontaneous generation?
a. Edward Jenner
b. Robert Koch
c. Louis Pasteur
d. John Needham
2. A) Jonas Salk, B) Edward Jenner, C) Louis Pasteur, D) John Snow, E) Lemuel Shattuck
a. Developed polio vaccine
HEALTH PROBLEMS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
1. Maramus starvation
lack of calories/protein in diet
12-15 million deaths world/year
Kwashiorkor lack of essential amino acids in the diet
most common kids
results in lethargy, edema, skin and hair disorders
Ten Great Public Health Achievements - United States, 1900-1999
Control of infectious diseases
Decline in deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke
Safer and healthier foods
Healthier mothers and babie
a. Glaucoma is due to an increase in intraocular (administered by entering the eyeball)
pressure leading to atrophy of the optic nerve and blindness. The disease occurs in
women more than in men and accounts for 15% of the blindness in the Uni
1. Chronic Bronchitis
a. When a cough is present for at least 3 months of 2 successive years with no other
cause. The cough is the result of irritation and inflammation of the bronchial tubes,
leading to excess production of mucus and the inability of the