Flashcards in L1_Intro To Microbiology Deck (10):
Name the Reason for Decline of the following Infections? Syphilis, Rheumatic Fever, Cholera, Smallpox, polio, Childbirth Fever, Scarlet Fever, Measles, Diphtheria, Plague, Black Death.
Improved Living Conditions: Cholera and Childbirth Fever. Unknown: Syphilis, Rheumatic Fever, Scarlet Fever, Measles*, Plague, Black Death Vaccines: Smallpox, Polio, Diphtheria
Name Two Conditions that have been re-defined as infections over the past 40 years?
Stomach Ulcers and Cervical Cancer
Where did the Black Death originate? What percentage of the English population did it kill?
Where and when did the spanish flu originate? What percentage of the world population did it kill?
Kansas in 1918, 6%
When was the recent SARS outbreak?
Nov 2002 - July 2003
Name the geographical location that the following outbreaks were linked to? Plague, Syphilis, Influenza, AIDS, SARS
Syphilis- Central America
Influenza - Asia (spanish flu - kansas)
SARS - Guangdong, China
Name the biological Origin of the following outbreaks? Plague, Syphilis, SARS, Influenzas, AIDS
Unknown - Plague
Other Human Pathogens - Syphilis
Animals - SARS (Civets) Many Flus (Birds) AIDS (monkeys)
What type of outbreak was associated with John Snow and the Broad Street Pump?
What two major health measures helped to control the rate of endemics over the past century?
Public health measures and vaccines.