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5 Matching questions

  1. Leptospira interrogans transmission and risk group/ treatment
  2. Toxins galloping pneumonia
  3. Brucella abortus
  4. Zone of Induration
  5. Toxins produced by Bordetella pertussis
  1. a 1) Tracheal cytotoxin: attaches to ciliated cells, paralyzes and kills them
    2) Pertussis toxin: causes toxemia- various organs are affected with necrosis
  2. b gram-, aerobic bacillus. Found in cattle, goats, pigs. Can be aquired by human.
  3. c 7 exotoxins. exotoxin a is the worst and it causes inflammation, decrease in blood pressure.
  4. d contact with infected animal urine or contaminated water. People who are at risk are: farmers, vets, ranchers, sewage workers

    Antibiotic: Penicillin
  5. e swelling that can be felt

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - don't usually get symptoms
    if untreated women get scarring and tissue build up
  2. Macrolide (50S). Inhibits protein synthesis by blocking translocation by peptidyltransferase (50s). Bacteriostatic.
  3. persistant cough w/ or w/o blood, fever, chest pain, weightloss, fatigue
  4. The spores are inhaled and they must be 2-5 micrometers. The spores are taken up by macrophages which travels to lymph nodes in the mediastinum. It is difficult to detect before the disease has progressed. The mortality rate is 90% if treated.
  5. Ciprofloxacin. Given to people when the infection is suspected but not proven. Antibiotics are most useful for cutaneous

5 True/False questions

  1. Symptoms of Clostridium DifficileRemove dead tissue and drainage. Hyperbaric Chambers (spinal area infection), penicillin


  2. High risk for Neisseria gonorrhoeaepeople with multiple sexual partners


  3. People at high risk for Corynebacterium DiptheriaUnvaccinated people as well as children under 4 years old.


  4. Toxins in pneumococcal meningitisProteases, cytokines, as well as an over active immune responce


  5. High risk members of streptococcus pneumoniaNo toxins, symptoms are caused by an overactive immune response


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