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1

Dental Caries

Infection of the teeth

by the bacterium

Streptococcus mutans

that produces a

Capsule from Sucrose in the Diet

2

Gingivostomatitis

Infection of the inside of the mouth

by the virus

Herpes Simplex II

or the fungi

Candida albicans
 

3

Bacillary Dysentery

Infection of the Digestive Tract

caused by  bacterium of the genus

Shigella

that produces

Shiga Toxin

 

4

Listerosis

Infection of the Digestive Tract

caused by the bacterium of the genus

Listeria monocytogenes

that replicates in

Monocytes and Spreads to the Nervous System of the Immunocompormised
 

5

Cholera

Infection of the Digestive Tract

caused by the bacterium

Vibrio cholera

that infects the intestines and produces

Cholera Toxin

6

Trichinellosis

Infection of the Digestive Tract

caused by the helminth

Trichinella spiralis

that is acquired by

Ingesting Uncooked Meat
 

7

Transmission is by the _________?

Fecal oral route 

8

What are the 4 Fs of the fecal oral route?

1. food

2. fingers 

3. fomites 

4. flys

 

9

Intoxication is

The toxin produced OUTSIDE the host

10

Toxigenic is

If the toxin is produced INSIDE the host 

11

Name two viral gastroenteritis

1. Rotavirus

2. Novovirus