Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby mkb14954 » July 29th, 2014, 9:58 pm

hmath729 wrote:Here's another question.
At a Marriott hotel in Seattle, Washington, multiple guests developed a headache and a severe fever. This occurred in late December 2002. Later, the disease was identified as X. pseudonymous. Please write a case definition.


Multiple guests at a Marriott hotel in Seattle, Washington who had onset of headache and severe fever in late December of 2002, were identified with the disease X. pseudonymous.

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby hmath729 » July 30th, 2014, 10:16 am

Correct! Your turn...
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby mkb14954 » July 30th, 2014, 10:32 am

Now for a review of different disease transmissions:
Define vertical, horizontal, and iatrogenic transmission.

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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby hmath729 » August 4th, 2014, 10:43 am

Vertical
infection passed directly from mother to embryo

Horizontal
infection passed between members of same species, Notin parent-child relationship

Iatrogenic
transmission of infection due to medical procedures
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby mkb14954 » August 4th, 2014, 11:09 am

That's correct! For horizontal transmission, just remember that it's transmitted from one individual to another in the same generation.
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Re: Disease Detectives B/C Question Marathon

Postby hmath729 » August 6th, 2014, 10:06 am

How are prospective and retrospective related to a cohort study? Please hide your answers!
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