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Microbiology Exam 4
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all of the above:
-seen in the patient as a fluctuating fever with headache, muscle pain and weakness
-associated with pathogen in the blood
-an occupational illness of people that work with animals
which type of hemorrhagic fever is also known as "break bone fever" because of the severe pain in bones?
symptoms of infectious mononucleosis include?
sore throat, fever, and enlarged spleen
T/F botulism is often referred to as lockjaw.
false, tetanus is referred to as lockjaw
botulism will always be a threat for people who?
consume home-canned foods
for which of the following diseases does the "feather test" provide evidence of early infection?
which meningitis is food borne?
this organism can infect deeper wound sites and produce exotoxins, enzymes and gas that cause tissue and muscle necrosis?
production of a neurotoxin that prevents acetylcholine release from motor neurons at neuromuscular junctions is a characteristic of?
which form of anthrax involves a black eschar (wound) on the skin?
which chemical produced by S. aureus, creates blood clots?
scarlet fever is caused by strains of?
the bright red rash and fever of scarlet fever is due to?
the toxin of S. aureus strains that cause blisters and desquamation of skin in scalded skin syndrome is?
erythema migrans, a bull's eye rash, at the portal of entry is associated with what?
the causative agent of lyme disease is?
Yersinia pestis transmission?
is usually transmitted by a flea vector
which area has the largest number of people living wit HIV/AIDS?
rocky mountain spotted fever symptoms include?
fever, headache and rash
documented transmission of HIV involves?
unprotected sexual intercourse and contact with blood/blood products
all of the following pertain to patients with AIDS except?
highest number of cases worldwide is in the US
which of the following is a hemorrhagic fever?
T/F almost everyone becomes infected with a form of herpes viridaea at some time in their lives.
which bacterial infection would you possibly treat by hyperbaric chamber?
which type of anthrax is the least fatal?
the pathogenesis of rickettsial infections often involves infection of?
endothelial lining of blood vessels
1. S. aureus
2. S. pyogenes
3. P. acnes -
the etiologic agent of warts is?
measles can be distantly identified by what kind of rash/spots?
which are caused by H. influenza?
which are caused by S. aurues?
sty, curuncle, carbuncle
which are characteristics used to identify S. progenes?
beta hemalytic and group M proteins
the etiologic agent of chicken pox is?
scabies are caused by?
scabs and vesicles on face and throat and visited someone who had shingles 3 weeks earlier, what infection is this?
how is plague transmitted?
which can be treated with topical anti fungal agents such as tulnaftate?
sensative to penicilin (penicillin targets thick peptidoglycan cell wall of certain bacteria)?
epidemic typhus is associated to which vector?
endemic typhus is associated to which vector?
the most effective control of a vector borne disease is?
elimination of the vector
2. meningococcal meningitis
1. prolonged direct contact
2. respiratory route
3. animal bite
fever, lethargy, and rash - gram negative oxidase positive cocci were cultured in spinal fluid?
disease is N. meningitidis
T/F S. pneumonia is treated with ONLY antibiotics.
dizziness, blurred vision, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, and nausea caused by botulism is an indication of the need for?
T/F oral polio vaccine can cause the disease it is designed to prevent.
-transmitted by direct contact
-diagnosis based on skin biopsy
The symptoms of tetanus are due to?
The primary treatment for tetanus is?
antibodies and immunoglobulin
most common community acquired cause of meningitis is?
bubonic plegue symptoms?
fever, headache, nausea, weakness, caused by Y. pestis, often enlarged ingunal lymph nodes
1. septicemic form
2. bubonic form
3. pneumonic form
4. disease control
1. black death
2. bubae's develop
3. sputum contagious
4. control of rodent population
Which organisms cause meningitis?
1. N. meningitidis
2. H. influenza
3. M. leprae
- a zoonosis
- seen in the patient as a fluctuating fever with headache, muscle pain, and weakness
- associated with pathogen in blood
-an occupational illness of people who work with animals
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