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by CaRoLyN_s
November 17th, 2013, 8:03 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Here are my tries: Outbreak vs. Epidemic vs. Pandemic:|Outbreak: occurrence of more cases of a health condition than usual in a given area. Epidemic: a widely dispersed, rapidly spreading occurrence of disease in an area. Pandemic: an epidemic on a global scale. You're correct, continue! :D Let's k...
by CaRoLyN_s
November 3rd, 2013, 5:59 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

I have an idea, I'll wait 3 days before answering a question on here, if somebody doesn't answer it by then, I will. What are false positives and false negatives and why are they important when investigating an outbreak? Okay, not a bad idea... Did I Mix the 2 Up?|False Positives are where you say ...
by CaRoLyN_s
October 30th, 2013, 11:53 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

I have an idea, I'll wait 3 days before answering a question on here, if somebody doesn't answer it by then, I will.

What are false positives and false negatives and why are they important when investigating an outbreak?
by CaRoLyN_s
October 29th, 2013, 4:45 pm
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

A vector is an organism that transmits disease.   Examples include mosquitoes (transmit malaria) , possibly dogs (transmit rabies) and ticks (transmit lime disease)
by CaRoLyN_s
October 28th, 2013, 1:40 pm
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

We all have our moments. :)
Correct!! Your turn!
by CaRoLyN_s
October 27th, 2013, 2:36 pm
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

I'll do another vocab question:

What does specificity mean?
by CaRoLyN_s
October 27th, 2013, 9:35 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 110
Views: 23254

Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

An agent that causes disease, including bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses etc.
Yes, this marathon is so slow, barely anyone posts on it. WHERE ARE ALL THE DISEASE DETECTIVES?????
by CaRoLyN_s
October 18th, 2013, 11:16 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Sounds of Music B Question Marathon
Replies: 11
Views: 4394

Re: Sounds of Music B Question Marathon

Aessina, correct.
Your turn!
by CaRoLyN_s
September 16th, 2013, 6:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newsgathering
Replies: 101
Views: 11066

Re: Newsgathering

It really saddens me to hear about these acts of violence. There was a huge dogfighting operation discovered, the 2nd largest dogfighting ring in the States. More than 370 dogs are being transported to various animal welfare groups and organizations. So sad to click through the pictures and see the ...
by CaRoLyN_s
September 16th, 2013, 1:33 pm
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Sounds of Music B Question Marathon
Replies: 11
Views: 4394

Re: Sounds of Music B Question Marathon

I'll start off. Two performers are playing the same note at the same time, but slightly out of tune, so that beats are heard in the sound. If the frequencies are 440 Hz and 446 Hz, how many beats are heard each second? a) 443 beats / sec b) 12 beats / sec c) 6 beats / sec d) 223 beats / sec Remember...

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