A) reproduce on more rapid timescales than macroparasites
B) live longer than macroparasites
C) rarely complete their life cycle within a single host
D) lay eggs or larvae into the environment
Host tolerance ___________.
A) reduces the probability that a host is infected
B) minimizes the damage done but without impeding transmission of the pathogen
C) reduces pathogen replication within the host
D) increases the speed of pathogen clearance
Virulence is a measure of ________.
B) parasite density
C) a decrease host fitness
D) a reduction of host reproduction
In disease ecology, the basic reproductive ratio (R0) describes ______________.
A) The number of secondary infections resulting from a single infection when the host population is entirely susceptible
B) The number of secondary infections resulting from a single infection when the host population includes resistant individuals
C) The influence of herd immunity on disease proliferation
D) The effect of pathogen infection on host fitness
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