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5 Matching questions

  1. Symptoms of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
  2. Toxins of Mycobacteria tuberculosis
  3. Toxins of Clostridium tetani
  4. Treatment for Shigella sonnei
  5. Leptospira interrogans transmission and risk group/ treatment
  1. a oral rehydration

    if severe- combination of 3 antibiotics
  2. b neurotoxin ( prevents relaxation of muscles)
  3. c no toxins, it is caused by an over active immune response
  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 watery diarrhea, then bloody diarrhea, severe pain, vomiting, hypoglycemia

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spirochete, non-staining, gram -
  2. Mild explosive diarrhea (due to inflammation of colon), dysentery with odor (due to toxic megacolon)
  3. Keep wounds/injuries clean
  4. People with poor circulation, diabetics, elderly and people who get illegal abortions
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Symptoms of Rheumatic feverFever, pain, arthritis


  2. Colonized Infections of Staphylococcus aureusUnvaccinated children, the elderly and immunodeficient people


  3. Transmission of Normal flora E. coliIt is an opportunistic microbe that can also be transmitted by dirty needles. able to grow and body temp. ubiquitous.
    Nosocomial- Antibiotic resistant: can cause sepsis or necrosis
    High Risk-
    IV drug users- possible injecting P aeruginosa into all three layers of bone and heart
    People with weakened immune systems:
    cystic fibrosis- have a gene that doesn't allow sodium to transfer across cell wall, resulting in a thick mucus build up. Chronic biofilm grows in lining of lungs, damage is accumlative
    burn victims


  4. Toxins of Clostridium Difficile2 cytotoxins & hyaluronidase
    (enterotoxin & cytotoxin)


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