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5 Matching questions

  1. the disease pinta is caused by
  2. Mycoplasmas belong to what class meaning 'soft skin' in latin?
  3. motility of Leptospires are what?
  4. Insertion Disks
  5. drug of choice for all treponemal infections
  1. a
    penicillin G
  2. b plate-like structures that attach the fibrils within the cell wall
    -on spirochetes
  3. c T. carateum
  4. d
  5. e
    Mollicutes (Mollycuties)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -Ixodes pacificus- in california
    -Ixodes scapularis- in other areas of the world
  2. ELISA
    because it's quick, reproducible and relatively inexpensive

  3. by louse or tick carrying Borrelia recurrentis
  4. Borrelia burgdorferi
    B. garinii
    B. afzelii and
    B. valaisiana
  5. somewhat thicker than treponema with fewer and looser coils

5 True/False questions

  1. In what area of the human body are mycoplasmas considered normal flora?
    upper respiratory tract
    GU tract


  2. what is the cause for as much as 15-20% of non-gonococcal urethritis
    -granuloma-like lesions in any organ


  3. two most widely used NON treponemal serologic tests:
    penicillin G


  4. Although Borrelia burgdorferi can be visualized and cultured, what test is best for diagnosing?serology test - the standard for lyme disease testing


  5. two genera of the Mycoplasmataceae familyT. pallidum subspecies of pertenue