Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (10)
New World screwworms
Devastating parasite disease leading cause of livestock losses and tropical areas. Feeds on open living flesh.
Widespread of a disease in a community during the time period.
Disease all over the country or world
A disease that is restricted to certain area
Formula for attack rate.
Number of new cases divided by total people at risk times 100
Case fatality rate
Number of deaths divided by number of diagnosed
All cases diagnosed plus those being diagnosed
Define cumulative incidence
New cases divided by number of risk
10 steps of outbreak
Step one establish that outbreak exist.
Step to define a case
Step three identify cases
Step 4 any pattern by cases. (Samples)
Step five pattern by time at the epidemic curve
Step six preventive measures
Step seven outbreak investigation
Step eight analyze data
Step nine reconsider and refine
Step ten formulate conclusion