Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 19 - Diseases of the Skin and Eyes; Wounds and Bites - Self Quiz - Page 615: 9


(d) Smallpox (e) Cowpox (a) Rubella (German measles) (b) Rubeola (measles) (f) Papilloma (warts) (c) Chickenpox

Work Step by Step

Smallpox- Eradicated disease that brought on sickness and death for centuries and was found to be preventable by cowpox immunization by Edward Jenner Cowpox- Transmission of the vaccinia virus from cattle to humans causes this disease Rubella (German measles)- Mildest viral disease causing skin rash by togavirus (which is prevented by administration of attenuated virus in the combined MMR vaccine) Rubeola (measles)- Paramyxovirus infection causing fever and rash with ‘‘Koplik’s spots’’ Papilloma (warts)- Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of skin and mucous membranes; also responsible for 99% of all cervical cancer cases Chickenpox- Highly contagious disease causing skin lesions brought on by the varicella-zoster herpesvirus (can reoccur later in life causing shingles).
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