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5 Matching questions

  1. Prevention of rheumatic fever
  2. Toxins of Listeria monocytogenes
  3. Symptoms of galloping pneumonia
  4. Transmission of Clostridium difficile
  5. Leptospira interrogans MORPHOLOGY
  1. a Spirochete, non-staining, gram -
  2. b fever, pain, multiple organ failure, fast drop in blood pressure
  3. c No vaccine, treat and use steroids
  4. d Endogenous: can be caused by normal flora following long term antibiotics/chemo
    Exogenous: failure to wash hands by health care workers
  5. e exotoxins: cytotoxins

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Toxemia from normal flora. (staph. grows in large numbers around vaginal and nasal packs ~ right Ph and O2 avaliable)
  2. they'll look at history, mantoux skin test/spot test, do a cat scan or a chest x-ray. or culture a DNA test
  3. Food poisoning
    colonize infections
    toxic shock syndrome
  4. Cholera
    Vibrio w/ flagella
    gram negative
  5. DTaP + Booster
    Antitoxins: made in other animals
    Antibiotics: erythromycin- but ONLY in the 1st stage

5 True/False questions

  1. Staphylococcus aureusa type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself


  2. transmission of Clostridium BotulinumIntoxication from protein food ( ingest toxin). In infants ingestion of endospores and veg. cells


  3. diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitisRapid test for strep.


  4. portal of entry3 or more organ systems involved
    1. high fever, vomiting, watery diarrhea, sore throat, headache
    2. Rash (like sunburn)
    3. Multiple organ failure: skin peels, nails fall off, DIC, memory loss, renal dysfunction


  5. symptoms of mycobacteria tuberculosisMDR-TB and XDR-TB for extreme cases