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Kaplan Ch. 6 NBDHE
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viruses need a host cell in which to replicate, in which of the following cells does the HIV virus prefer to replicate itself?
CD4 helper cell, HIV infects these
your patient presents with a periodontal abscess that started last night, which type of blood cell is the body's first line of defense with a new infection?
which of the following microorganisms is not normally found in the acquired pellicle?
streptococcus anginosus, found in gingivitis not biofilm
the oral cavity normally has a pH of 6.75-7.0, what pH is necessary for root caries to begin formation?
as plaque starts to mineralize on the tooth surface, streptococci begin to stack up, microscopically they take on what appearance?
syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is cause by which of the microorganisms?
all of the following microorganisms are involved with aggressive periodontitis except
the virus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is _____________
coronavirus, SARS COVID19
the phase of hepatitis that involves liver damage and jaundice is ____________
which of the following pathogens resides exclusively on the tongue?
which of the following terms renders bacteria easier to digest?
penicillin has the ability to inhibit bacterial growth, during which of the following phases of microbial growth does this occur?
which of the following immunoglobulins triggers the production of IgG?
hepatitis spread by the oral fecal route is
which of the following mircoorganisms is associated with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)?
syphilis has three different stages, an oral sign and symptom of the third stage is ____________
vaccinations prevent the spread of disease, which of the following diseases has a vaccination that produces artificially acquired passive immunity?
streptococcal infections can cause a variety of infections, which of the following streptococcal groups is responsible for rheumatic fever?
group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteria
the microorganism that can stay airborne for up to 8 hours is __________
the most severe hypersensitivity is __________
type I, anaphylaxis
the maturation of plaque occurs at __________
the formation of the pellicle depends on ____________
thin homogenous acellular layer
which of the following diseases can cross the placenta and cause birth defects?
which of the following microorganisms is responsible for inflicting a dental hygienist with herpetic whitlow?
shingles is caused by a latent virus that lays dormant in the dorsal root ganglia, which of the following microorganisms is responsible for shingles?
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