Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 15 - Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections - Self Quiz - Page 469: 5


(c) Epidemic disease (b) Sporadic disease (d) Common-source outbreak (a) pandemic (e) Endemic disease

Work Step by Step

Epidemic disease- Significantly increasing incidence, and spreading Sporadic disease- Occasional disease incidence, not spreading Common-source outbreak- A cluster of related infections with limited spread Pandemic disease- Spread from local to global incidence Endemic disease- Relatively low, steady incidence, but continually present
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