Disease Detectives by : Angie Bowen. Hepatitis. "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver . The most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.
"Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver . The most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.
Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. An estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis.
Antibiotics fight infections caused by
Bacteria are germs that cause colds and flu.
Which of these illnesses should be treated with antibiotics?
a. Runny Nose
b. The Flu
d. Strep Throat
Bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics.
What is the number one way to prevent the spread of flu?
In order to properly wash your hands before or after handling food, exactly what is the minimum amount of time you should wash your hands under running water?
I can increase antibiotic-resistant infections when I (Hint: More than one may apply)
Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic in 1927. What was the antibiotic called?
You should ride your bicycle
Also before crossing a road, you should look _____________ for traffic.
Is it OK to ride a bicycle while listening to audio headphones? Why or why not?
People usually become infected with foodborne illness when they eat a contaminated food item.
The food item can be contaminated with bacteria or a virus, and many foodborne illnesses are caused by foodborne bacteria. Foodborne bacteria can’t be seen, smelled or tasted, and they can make you sick.
Food safety is important for you and your family, and it is important for you to have safe food habits every day. You can reduce your risk of eating foods infected with foodborne bacteria by following the 4 rules of food safety:
1. CLEAN: Wash your hands and surfaces often
2. SEPARATE: Don't cross-contaminate! Cross-contamination is the scientific word for how bacteria can be spread from one food product or surface to another.
3. COOK: Cook food to its proper temperature
4. CHILL: Refrigerate food promptly
Before you open a can of food, you should
Which of the following ways is NOT a safe way to defrost raw meat?
How soon do leftovers have to be stored in the fridge?
To avoid cross contamination, where should raw meat and seafood be thawed in the fridge?
Which of the following federal agencies is responsible for regulating meat and poultry products in the United States?
There are various pathways of infectious disease transmission including:
E Coli makes you sick after not cooking your burger long enough?
(c) foodborne transmission
Becoming sick after your friend who has the flu coughs and sneezes around you?
Your sister has chicken pox. You use the phone after she does, and a few days later you also get chicken pox.
You are hiking in the mountains and you get the West Nile Virus from a mosquito bite.
What is a surface called that a pathogen can survive on and then infect another host ?
What is Zoonosis?
Which is waterborne disease that causes stomach pain and infections?
A. In the Northeast part of the country.B. In the Southeast part of the country.C. Case rates are basically the same everywhere.
What causes rabies?
Which of these animals can get rabies?
If you see an animal acting strangely, what should you do?
Rabies is spread by
If someone is bitten by an animal with rabies, how long before rabies develops?
Who knows the name of the scientist that invented vaccinations?????
To change to a percent, move the decimal TWO PLACES to the right, so it will become what?
Number of sick= 50; total number in that group = 220 So how would you show this?
50/220 = .227
So the percentage who became sick for the unexposed group is
The risk for who ate fish and became sick can be found by writing the ratio 8/33 (8 people out of 33)
8 divided by 33 = .242 = 24%
A study was done on 200 people to see if smoking cigarettes contributed to any health problems. Name two health problems that could be caused from smoking.
Cook meat thoroughly
Wash Hands before Eating
Keep floors clutter free
Unable to determine
Where is lead-based paint found?
What are good ways to remove old paint?