Chapter 6 - Self-Evaluation and Chapter Confidence

In which of the following reservoirs are the organisms that cause Lyme disease found?

In which of the following reservoirs are the organisms that cause cholera found?

In which of the following reservoirs are the organisms that cause typhoid fever found?

In which of the following reservoirs are the organisms that cause measles found?

In which of the following reservoirs are the organisms that cause anthrax found?

Nonliving reservoirs include all of the following except

Direct contact transmissions occur because of

HIV transmitted by a contaminated needle is an example of

The most common cause of profound neutropenia is

Examples of vehicles for disease transmission include

To prevent the transmission of a disease from human to human, health workers immunized 90% of the population. However 99% of the population was free of the disease. The reason for this was

Nosocomial infections are almost always seen

The most common site of a nosocomial infection is

The most likely fomite for a nosocomial infection is a

Universal procedures are required

The number of new cases of a disease contracted per a set number of people per unit of time is its

Diseases that occur in a random and unpredictable manner are referred to as

The total number of people infected within a population at any given time is its

The total number of cases of polio in the world was 1300 in 2007, 1550 in 2008, 1400 in 2009, and 1350 in 2010. From this information we describe polio as _____ in the world population.

Is the reason given correct or incorrect in the following statement? The sensitivity of a diagnostic test is important because it discriminates between the true pathogen and other similar pathogens.

Is the reason given correct or incorrect in the following statement? It is important to circumvent the patient's normal flora, because otherwise it can make the pathogen isolation and identification difficult or impossible.

Is the reason given correct or incorrect in the following statement? Diagnostic work is usually done according to standard operating procedures, because every effort is made to prevent legal complications.

Is the reason given correct or incorrect in the following statement? Because biotechnological advances will impact the health care community, health care professionals should have a basic understanding of how they are being made.

Is the reason given correct or incorrect in the following statement? Monoclonal antibodies are commonly used today because they are powerful tools for diagnosing infectious disease and cancer, and for detecting harmful microorganisms in food.

Which of the hybridoma and phage display techniques is used when the host animal is the source of antibody?

Which of the hybridoma and phage display techniques is used to enlarge an antibody library?

Which of the hybridoma and phage display techniques is used to select genes with the desired binding capacity?

Which of the hybridoma and phage display techniques uses only mouse immunization?

Which of the hybridoma and phage display techniques is used to produce polyclonal antibody?