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Microbiology final exam 3
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What is the antimicrobial enzyme found in sweat, tears, and saliva that can specifically break down peptidoglycan?
true or false: the blistering and peeling of the skin in scalded skin syndrome are due to the ability of Staphylococcus aureus to produce catalase.
Identify the virus that causes this rash
Oral lesion called Koplik's spots are seen in patients with ___________.
Which form of Bacillus anthracis leaves a black eschar on the skin?
The causative agent of trachoma is _______.
Keratitis is usually caused by _______.
herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
Many gyms are abundantly supplied with towels and antimicrobial sprays for wiping down equipment after each user. The reason for this is to cut down on the transmission of ____________.
skin microbes like MRSA
Your child has developed an eye infection with a yellowish discharge. You predict that this is a case of ________.
What virus causes the "slapped cheek" appearance on young children?
What toxins are produced by the organism that causes gas gangrene?
All of these choices are correct
What virus remains latent within ganglion and can later cause a disease called shingles?
Select all toxins that can be produced by Staphylococcus aureus. Select ALL that are correct.
exfoliative toxin A
exfoliative toxin B
The "3 day measles" is caused by what virus?
What virus causes warts?
The scar on the arm is an indication that a person has been vaccinated against what disease?
Naegleria fowleri meningoencephalitis is common acquired via ____________.
swimming in ponds and streams
Which organisms can cross into the placenta and cause still birth?
What organism is the most common cause of neonatal meningitis?
Which sites in the body do not have normal microbiota (that we've talked about in class)? Select all that are correct.
Clostridium tetani releases a neurotoxin called ___________ which causes ____________ paralysis.
The toxin produced by the organism __________ is sometimes injected under the skin on the face for cosmetic reasons.
Below is an electron micrograph of a virus. Look closely at the features of the virus. Identify.
True or false: There is an injectable and oral vaccine available for polio virus
What Gram-negative diplococci causes the most serious form of acute meningitis?
What organism causes "Valley Fever"?
Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD) is caused by what type of organism?
Which of the following diseases can not be prevented with a vaccine?
African sleeping sickness
True or false: Botulism is caused by the exotoxin it produces rather than from the organism itself.
What are the symptoms of meningitis?
Increased white blood cells in the cerebral spinal fluid
Worst headache of your life
What organism causes meningitis and is transmitted through bird dropping?
What organism causes the symptoms shown in the image below?
This rash is seen in 70% of patients infected with this organism.
What virus is the most common cause of kissing disease?
Select all of the disease that can be transmitted through ticks.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Which type of hemorrhagic fever is also known as "breakbone fever" because of the severe pain in muscles and joints?
Pasteurization of milk helps to prevent _________.
What disease causes an undulating fever?
What organism in the normal microbiota of the mouth can enter the bloodstream and cause endocarditis?
The nodes shown in the image below are a symptom of what disease?
What organism is shown inside of these red blood cells?
True or false: it is possible to get malaria more than once in your lifetime
True or false: It is impossible for diseases such as malaria or dengue fever to come into America
What organism forms a tripartate exotoxin?
West Nile Virus
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
True or False: you can get conjunctivitis if someone farted on your pillow
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