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What are the 6 parts of the Infection Cycle? Infection agent, Reservoir, Portal of exit, Means of Transmission, Portal of Entry, Susceptible host.
What are the 4 modes of transmission? What are examples of each? Contact (direct/indirect, droplets can travel up to 3ft & inhaled.), airborne (stays suspended), vehicle (inanimate like food/water), and vector borne (alive, ex: deer tick, mosquito.)
Name some examples of a how an infection can make a portal of entry. Breathing in pathogens, eating food, open wound, insect bite, blood, respiratory.
Name some examples of reservoirs (Carriers) Human, soil, food, inanimate objects (Door knobs.)
What are the 4 stages of Infection? Incubation, Prodromal, Full Stage, Convalescence.
What happens during "Full stage of illness" during an infection? Acute illness is during this period and signs of inflammation are most apparent. (Fever, redness, swelling.)
Created by: bubbastina