5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Leptospira interrogans transmission and risk group/ treatment
- Toxins galloping pneumonia
- Brucella abortus
- Zone of Induration
- Toxins produced by Bordetella pertussis
- a 1) Tracheal cytotoxin: attaches to ciliated cells, paralyzes and kills them
2) Pertussis toxin: causes toxemia- various organs are affected with necrosis
- b gram-, aerobic bacillus. Found in cattle, goats, pigs. Can be aquired by human.
- c 7 exotoxins. exotoxin a is the worst and it causes inflammation, decrease in blood pressure.
- d contact with infected animal urine or contaminated water. People who are at risk are: farmers, vets, ranchers, sewage workers
- e swelling that can be felt
5 Multiple choice questions
- - don't usually get symptoms
if untreated women get scarring and tissue build up
- Macrolide (50S). Inhibits protein synthesis by blocking translocation by peptidyltransferase (50s). Bacteriostatic.
- persistant cough w/ or w/o blood, fever, chest pain, weightloss, fatigue
- 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.
- Ciprofloxacin. Given to people when the infection is suspected but not proven. Antibiotics are most useful for cutaneous
5 True/False questions
Symptoms of Clostridium Difficile → Remove dead tissue and drainage. Hyperbaric Chambers (spinal area infection), penicillin
High risk for Neisseria gonorrhoeae → people with multiple sexual partners
People at high risk for Corynebacterium Diptheria → Unvaccinated people as well as children under 4 years old.
Toxins in pneumococcal meningitis → Proteases, cytokines, as well as an over active immune responce
High risk members of streptococcus pneumonia → No toxins, symptoms are caused by an overactive immune response