Water-borne Disease

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  • Q1

    Which of the following is a successful antibiotic for treating typhoid?

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    Answer:

    Chloromycetin

    Explanation:

    Chloromycetin is a successful antibiotic for treating typhoid. Other antibiotics which are used for treating typhoid include Ciprofloxacin and Cephalosporin such as ceftriaxone or cefotaxime.

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  • Q2

    Salmonella typhi is the causative agent of which of the following diseases?

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    Answer:

    Typhoid

    Explanation:

    Typhoid is caused by Salmonella typhi. It is a flagellated bacterium, which attacks the intestine.

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  • Q3

    Vibrio cholera is the causative agent of which of the following diseases?

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    Answer:

    Cholera

    Explanation:

    Cholera is the infection of the small intestine. It is caused by bacterium Vibrio cholera.

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  • Q4

    Which of the following is NOT a waterborne disease?

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    Answer:

    AIDS

    Explanation:

    If the water supply agencies are careless in purifying the water, then the residents of that area may suffer from diseases such as cholera, typhoid and dysentery. AIDS is not a water-borne disease.

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  • Q5

    Which of the following elements, if present in high concentrations in drinking water causes tooth disorder and bone disorder?

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    Answer:

    Fluoride

    Explanation:

    Fluorides, if present in high concentrations, in drinking water cause tooth disorder and bone disorder. Their high concentration may cause neuromuscular disorders and prove fatal.

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