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5 Matching Questions

  1. the disease yaws is caused by
  2. In cultivation, only M. pneumoniae and one variant of U. urealyticum do what to RBC's?
  3. Vincent's disease is caused by:
  4. Leptospirosis
  5. what is the cause for as much as 15-20% of non-gonococcal urethritis
  1. a
    M. genitalium
  2. b a zoonosis with a worldwide distribution
  3. c T. pallidum subspecies of pertenue
  4. d treponema (spirochete)
    causes acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
    look at methylene blue stained material from the lesions
  5. e
    hemadsorb them (RBCs stick to the colonies)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. somewhat thicker than treponema with fewer and looser coils
  2. T. carateum
  3. Borrelia burgdorferi
    B. garinii
    B. afzelii and
    B. valaisiana
  4. serology test - the standard for lyme disease testing
  5. slender with tight coils

5 True/False Questions

  1. drug of choice for all treponemal infections
    dark field examination
    HIGHLY INFECTIOUS SPECIMENS
    look for motile spirochetes

          

  2. three spirochete categories-treponema
    -borrielia
    -leptospira

          

  3. Borrelia grown in vitro are what?
    corkscrew-like

          

  4. what is developed in the first stage of syphilis?
    gummas
    -granuloma-like lesions in any organ

          

  5. two treponemal syphillis tests- FTA-ABS- fluorescent treponemal AB absorption test
    (used only for confirmation- not screening)
    -TP-PA- T. pallidum particle agglutination test

          

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