Human infectious diseases
Broaden your mind and let's be hygeinic out there! 20 Questions.
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E.coli 0157 causes a dangerous syndrome especially in young children called...?
Yellow fever is caused by a ...?
Which insect carries the pathogen that causes sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis)?
Roughly what proportion of people carry the bacteria that causes the dangerous disease meningococcal meningitis in their throat?
Which of the following statements about viruses is NOT true?
Viruses require living cells to multiply
Viruses are in general larger than bacteria
Viruses are usually inactivated by handwashing with soap and warm water
Match the transmissable agent with the disease that it causes
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Herpes simplex virus
Which of the following is NOT caused by a bacterial infection?
Rocky Mountain Spotted fever
In which of the following countries is malaria NOT endemic?
Which of the following drugs are active against some viruses?
Ebola and Marburg fevers are examples of what?
Viral haemmorrhagic fevers
Which of these viral illnesses is most likely to kill you?
Rubella (German measles)
When was rabies last transmitted to a human by a dog bite in the United Kingdom?
From what animal did the last human being to contract rabies in the UK get it from?
A parvovirus causes a trivial illness in children called Fifth disease, or
Slapped cheek illness
What is the incubation period of chicken pox?
The Mantoux test measures immunity to which important transmissable disease?
The 1918 influenza pandemic killed approximately how many people?
Which of the following is not thought to be caused by a transmissable agent (in humans)?
Which of the following is thought to be transmissable, probably by a poorly understood agent called a "prion"?
Creutzfeld Jacob disease
What does infection with "Helicobacter pylori" predispose to?
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