WORKSHEET FOR INFECTIOUS AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
Fill-in the letter corresponding to the disease which manifests the stated characteristics:
____Major risk for fetus: demise, IUGR, cardiac, eye and ear defects.
____Mumps, with complications of orchitis, unilateral deafness
____A gram positive diplococcus causes pneumonia, OM,bacteremia &
meningigits. D. Erythema Infectiousum
____Whooping cough; paroxysmal cough, esp nocturnal.
____Epstein-Barr virus; herpes group. Accompanied by hepatosplenomegaly,
Fever, tonsillitis, lymphadenopathy.
F. Lyme Disease
____Fifth’s Disease; slapped cheeks. Not contagious after the rash appears;
Assoc. with fetal demise with exposure in first trimester. G. Rubeola
____Erythema Migrans; often in the groin, axilla, thigh.
____Haemophilus Influenza Type B; a bacteria that causes respiratory illness,
OM, sepsis, epiglottitis, pneumonia, bronchitis. I. Parotitis
____Causes common cold, pharyngitis, pneumonia, hand, foot and mouth disease,
and herpangina. J. Pertussis
____Incubation period 14-21 days;tear drop on a rose petal; contagious until
crusted over. K. Pneumococcus
____Characteristic membraneous lesion covers posterior pharynx and tonsils;
resp. distress. L. Poliomyelitis
____Parasitic infection transmitted during nocturnal blood meal; non-specific
symptoms. Associated with cyclic fevers Q 48-72 hrs. M. Rabies
____Prodromal phase with fever, cough, coryza, Koplik spots and maculopapular
rash. N. Rocky Mtn. Spotted Fever ____Attacks the nervous system causing paralysis, lock jaw and respiratory
diffic.; no medic to treat it. O. Roseola
____Infected saliva from affected host; affects CNS and salivary glands.
____High fever 2-3 wks, malaise, myalgia, HA, chills, conjunctival infection;...
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