Epidemiology, Week 3 Notes
Epidemiology, Week 3 Notes Heal 350 Epidemiology
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Date Created: 09/14/16
9/14/2016 Epi Exam 1 | Evernote Web Stages of Communicable Disease 1. Stage of susceptibility 2. Stage of presymptomatic disease Incubation period Latency period 3. Stage of clinical disease 4. Stage of recovery, disability, or death Immunization introduction of a substance that causes that immune system to develop antibodies against a disease Immunization and Immunity https://www.evernote.com/Home.action#n=1ea753a683684f0998e72f68c248cb16&b=a08dad632e584abead9ced9785553b3/4ses=4&sh=1&sds=5& 9/14/2016 Epi Exam 1 | Evernote Web Active immunity: the body produces its own antibodies (through vaccine or having the disease). Passive immunity: acquired through transplacental transfer of a mother’s immunity to diseases to the unborn child. Week 4: Disease Concepts cont., Measuring Disease Occurrence Herd Immunity : Resistance a population has to the invasion and spread of an infectious disease If a population is mostly protected from a disease by immunizations (say 80% or more) major epidemics are less likely https://www.evernote.com/Home.action#n=1ea753a683684f0998e72f68c248cb16&b=a08dad632e584abe4/4ced9785553b28&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5&
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