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5 Matching questions

  1. the disease yaws is caused by
  2. two hard ticks from the Ixodes genus
  3. Vincent's disease is caused by:
  4. what is the primary screening method for measuring lyme disease antibodies?
  5. Anicteric Leptospirosis
  1. a -Ixodes pacificus- in california
    -Ixodes scapularis- in other areas of the world
  2. b ELISA
    because it's quick, reproducible and relatively inexpensive
  3. c treponema (spirochete)
    causes acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
    look at methylene blue stained material from the lesions
  4. d T. pallidum subspecies of pertenue
  5. e a self limiting illness
    most common leptospira syndrome
    aseptic meningitis is the hallmark of the immune stage

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. drying out
    - use transport media, especially when specimens are collected on swabs
  2. T. carateum
  3. - FTA-ABS- fluorescent treponemal AB absorption test
    (used only for confirmation- not screening)
    -TP-PA- T. pallidum particle agglutination test

  4. gummas
    -granuloma-like lesions in any organ
  5. 24 hours

5 True/False questions

  1. spirochete- leptospira category IDslender with tight coils


  2. motility of Leptospires are what?microaerophilic


  3. two genera of the Mycoplasmataceae familyMycoplasma


  4. Direct detection methods fro mycoplasmas
    dark field examination
    look for motile spirochetes


  5. In cultivation, only M. pneumoniae and one variant of U. urealyticum do what to RBC's?Ixodes


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