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Q: If you are a physician and suspect that a patient has Lyme disease, what is the next thing you need to find out from the patient in order to determine if your suspicion is correct? A. if the patient
has had any contact with contaminated food B. if the patient has had any contact with contaminated water C. if the patient has had contact with another person with Lyme disease D. if the patient has been bitten by a tick
A: D. if the patient has been bitten by a tick Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere. Borrelia is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks belonging to a few species of the genus Ixodes ("hard ticks"). [ Early symptoms may include fever, headache, fatigue, depression, and a characteristic circular skin rash called erythema migrans (EM). Left
untreated, later symptoms may involve the joints, heart, and central nervous system. In most cases, the infection and its symptoms are eliminated by antibiotics, especially if the illness is treated early. Delayed or inadequate treatment can lead to more serious symptoms, which can be disabling and difficult to treat. ]
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User: If you are a physician and suspect that a patient has Lyme disease, what is the next thing you need to find out from the patient in order to determine if your suspicion is correct? A. if the patient has had any contact with contaminated food B. if the patient has had any contact with contaminated water C. if the patient has had contact with another person with Lyme disease D. if the patient has been bitten by a tick

Weegy: D. if the patient has been bitten by a tick Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere. Borrelia is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks belonging to a few species of the genus Ixodes ("hard ticks"). [ Early symptoms may include fever, headache, fatigue, depression, and a characteristic circular skin rash called erythema migrans (EM). Left untreated, later symptoms may involve the joints, heart, and central nervous system. In most cases, the infection and its symptoms are eliminated by antibiotics, especially if the illness is treated early. Delayed or inadequate treatment can lead to more serious symptoms, which can be disabling and difficult to treat. ]
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User: Which statement is TRUE regarding contagious infections? A. Bacterial infections are common and are best treated with antiviral medications. B. Viral infections are highly variable and need to be treated with antibiotics that are specific for the particular virus. C. Treatment for fungal infections varies depending on their location and severity. D. Protozoan infections are uncommon and can be treated and prevented with vaccines.

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