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1

List two causes of non-infectious diseases of animals

Metabolic disturbances
Nutritional imbalances

2

Define Incubation period

a period where the disease has no recognizable symptoms, but can still transmit the disease
ex: Rabies virus

3

List two sources of Infectious agents discussed in class

Environment
Animal reservoir (vector)

4

Define "vertical" disease transmission in animals

Animal A to offspring, In-utero and/or Via milk or colostrum

5

Briefly explain why lack of proper nutrition can predispose an animal to disease?

lack of proper nutrition can compromise the immune system, because the animal isn't getting the Vitamins and minerals needed from the food

6

When cleaning a building, cage, or stall, pathogen reduction of approximately 90% can be achieved by _____.

Physical Cleaning