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What is a pathogen?
A miroorganism (microbe) that causes disease.
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What are the different types of pathogen?
Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi and Protozoa
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What are the different methods of disease transfer?
Water, Food, Contact, Body Fluids, Animal Vectors, Air
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Give an example of a disease spread by water
Cholera
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Give an example of a disease spread by food
Salmonella food poisoning
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Give an example of a disease spread by contact
Athlete's foot
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Give an example of a disease spread by body fluids
AIDS (HIV virus)
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Give an example of a disease spread by animal vectors
Malaria (mosquitos)
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Give an example of a disease spread by air
Flu
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