Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 15 - Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections - Self Quiz - Page 470: 15


(a) Notifiable diseases

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Diseases that are potentially harmful to the public’s health and must be reported by physicians are called Notifiable diseases. Nosocomial infections are infections caught from hospitals and may be caused by organisms resistant to antibiotics. Epidemics is a rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of population in a short period of time.
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