In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on human host and disease transmission. She discusses human host and disease transmission, the basis of human disease, non-random distribution of disease, modes and examples of disease transmission, clinical and subclinical disease, occurrence of disease, epidemic obesity, measures of infectious disease transmission, disease outbreaks, food borne illness, Salmonella, and an outbreak source investigation.
Host susceptibility, infectious agent, transmission of agent to host
Non-random distribution of disease
Disease Transmission Modes and Examples
Clinical and Subclinical Disease
Occurrence of Disease
Measures of Infectious Disease Transmission
Food borne illness example: Salmonella saintpaul in 2008
Human Host & Disease Transmission
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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