Ringworms

Ringworm is a common skin disorder otherwise known as ________.
tinea
True or False: Ringworm is caused by a worm.
FALSE
Ringworm is caused by a _______ infection.
fungal
Ringworm fungi are known as __________.
dermatophytes
_________ are microscopic organisms that live off the dead tissues of your skin, hair, and nails.
dermatophytes
__________  _________ is an extremely common skin disorder.
Tinea pedis
True or False: Ringworm on the foot is also known as athlete’s foot.
TRUE
What is the most common fungal infection of the nails?
Ringworm of the nails (tinea unguium)
True or False: Artifical nails increase the risk for tinea unguium.
TRUE
TRUE or FALSE: Emery boards can carry infection, water can collect under the artifical nail, which creates a moist environment for fungal growth.
TRUE
Is ringworm highly contagious?
YES
Can you get ringworm from a person, animal, object, and soil?
YES
Ringworm is an example of a ______ _______.
zoonotic disease
_______ ______ means that something is transmitted from person to person.
zoonotic disease