Micro Test 3: Vectors

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BrookeNH10
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Micro Test 3: Vectors
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2012-12-05 01:00:04
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Vectors
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  1. An arthropod or rodent that carries a disease agent from one host to another
    Vector
  2. Do arthropods affect health directly or indirectly?
    Both
  3. Name 4 primary arthropod vectors
    • Mosquitoes
    • Ticks
    • Fleas
    • Lice
  4. Infection of the human or animal tissue with fly larvae
    Myiasis
  5. Myiasis
    Infestation of human or animal tissue with fly larvae
  6. Mosquitoes (4)
    Malaria, dengue, filariasis, several encelphalitis viruses
  7. Ticks (4)
    Lyme, RMSF, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis
  8. Fleas (2)
    Plague, murine typhus
  9. Body Lice (3)
    Epidemic typhus, trench fever, relapsing fever
  10. Sand flies (2)
    Leishmaniasis, SF Fever
  11. Kissing Bugs (1)
    Chagas' Disease
  12. Fly Maggots (1)
    Myiasis
  13. Wasps, ants, and bees (1)
    Allergic reactions

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