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Zoonotic & Med Term

Zoonotic Diseases and Medical Term

Zoonosis An infectious disease that is transmitted between species from animals to humans.
CDC Task force task x 4 1. Develop a hypothesis of where it started: 2. Treat the infected individuals 3. Predict who has been in contact and who to test 4. How to contain the outbreak
Partial list of carriers......... Apes, Monkeys, Sloths, Bats, Birds, Rats, Cats, Dogs, Reptiles....
Infectious Agents Smallpox, Rabbies, Malaria, HIV, H1N1
Small Pox Edward Jenner 1796 1st vacine
History of Zoonotic Diseases Humans were 1st a small group of 150 or less over the years we have become larger which bacteria and viruses like.
Evolution idea of viruses and bacteria x 3 1. Live for long period of time 2. Have a non-human reservoir 3. be highly contagious
What contributes to the appearance of new zoonotic pathogens? Increase content between humans and wildlife
Outbreaks An occurrence of diseases greater than would otherwise be expected at a particular time and place.
Scientific Names Greek and Latin
English Words can have all three parts: Prefix - Before Root Suffix - End
Created by: boydj08
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