Flashcards in Exotics Intro Deck (20):
Convention of international trade of endangered species
What is the purpose of CITES?
Ensures that the use of the exotic animals doesn't threaten their survival in the wild
The largest illegal trade.
What is the concern with exotic species?
The release of exotics into unnatural habitats
Causative agents of zoonotic diseases.
Bacteria, fungus, virus, protozoan, parasites
How are zoonotic diseases spread?
Direct contact, inhalation, exposure, bodily fluids etc
Who is at a large risk for zoonotic diseases?
Children, elderly and those who work with exotics
A disease causing agents
A virus that mutates which can become drug resistant.
World health organization
Center for disease control and prevention
National institute of Health
Amount of death in a population
Amount of sickness in a population
Reaches world wide.
Stays within a country/territory
Three types of plague?
Septicemic, bubonic, pneumonic
What color is gram negative bacteria stained?
When does the intestinal infection start after ingesting salmonella?
6-72 hours after ingestion