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CITES

Convention of international trade of endangered species

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What is the purpose of CITES?

Ensures that the use of the exotic animals doesn't threaten their survival in the wild

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The largest illegal trade.

Narcotics

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What is the concern with exotic species?

The release of exotics into unnatural habitats

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Causative agents of zoonotic diseases.

Bacteria, fungus, virus, protozoan, parasites

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How are zoonotic diseases spread?

Direct contact, inhalation, exposure, bodily fluids etc

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Who is at a large risk for zoonotic diseases?

Children, elderly and those who work with exotics

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A disease causing agents

Pathogens

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A virus that mutates which can become drug resistant.

Super infections

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WHO

World health organization

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CDC

Center for disease control and prevention

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NIH

National institute of Health

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Amount of death in a population

Mortality

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Amount of sickness in a population

Morbidity

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Reaches world wide.

Pandemic

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Stays within a country/territory

Epidemic

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Three types of plague?

Septicemic, bubonic, pneumonic

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What color is gram negative bacteria stained?

Pink

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When does the intestinal infection start after ingesting salmonella?

6-72 hours after ingestion

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Foreign, unusual, different

Exotic