Principles of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Prevention of Communicable Diseases Quiz

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What is epidemiology?

What is the definition of a communicable disease?

What does the epidemiologic triad consist of?

What are the components of the infectious disease model?

Why is it important to study communicable diseases epidemiology?

What is the term for the lodgment, development, and reproduction of arthropods on the surface of the body or in clothing?

Which statement best defines the scope of epidemiology?

Which term describes the entry and development or multiplication of an infectious agent in the body of humans or animals?

What is the term for a person or animal that affords subsistence or lodgement to an infectious agent under natural conditions?

What term is used for the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface, clothes, beddings, or other articles?

What do you call an insect or any living carrier that transports an infectious agent from an infected individual to a susceptible individual?

Which term refers to the number of new cases of an infectious disease in a given time period?

What is the term for the natural habitat of an infectious agent where it normally lives and multiplies?

What is the term for the number of cases of an infectious disease at a given time?

Which term describes a contagious disease that is transmitted through contact?

What does epidemiology study?

What are the components of the epidemiologic triad?

What is the definition of a communicable disease?

Why is studying communicable diseases epidemiology important?

What does the infectious disease model consist of?

Which term best describes the natural habitat of an infectious agent where it normally lives and multiplies?

What term describes the lodgment, development, and reproduction of arthropods on the surface of the body or in clothing?

What is the term for the natural habitat of an infectious agent where it normally lives and multiplies?

What term is used for the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface, clothes, beddings, or other articles?

Which term describes an insect or any living carrier that transports an infectious agent from an infected individual to a susceptible individual?

What term refers to the entry and development or multiplication of an infectious agent in the body of humans or animals?

What term describes the lodgment, development, and reproduction of parasitic worms in the gut?

What is the term for the presence of an infectious agent on clothes, beddings, toys, surgical instruments, or other articles?

Which term refers to the number of new cases of an infectious disease in a given time period?

Which term describes an insect or any living carrier that transports an infectious agent from an infected individual or its wastes to a susceptible individual or its food?

What is the term for a person or an animal that affords subsistence or lodgement to an infectious agent under natural conditions?

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Test your knowledge of the principles of infectious diseases epidemiology and prevention of communicable diseases with this quiz. Topics include the definition of epidemiology, the epidemiologic triad, and the study of distribution and determinants of health-related states and events in populations.

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