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5 Matching questions

  1. lipid synthesis
  2. humans
  3. treatment
  4. latent
  5. screening
  1. a 30% of mycobacteria genome is devoted to .... or metabolism
  2. b in your general ... when you have a patient with TB ask about
    1. known exposure to person with active TB
    2. immigration from an endemic area
    3. prolonged exposure to immigrants from endemic area
    4. travel to endemic area
    5. incarceration
    6. immunosuppression
    7. poverty/drug use/cramped living
  3. c some issues related to TB ... include
    1. relatively few drugs to treat with
    2. emerging antibiotic resistance
    3. length of therapy
    4. drug delivery
    5. difficulty killing latent bacteria
    6. macrophage penetration
    7. drug interactions-- don't work well with HIV treatments
  4. d ... TB occurs in a person that has been infected with tuberculosis type mycobacteria, that can be clinically well (ie clear chest x-ray) and is not contagious to others
  5. e ... are the reservoir for M. leprae

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ... mycobacteria infection can occur with the ingestion of contaiminated food or water, inoculation, into wound/surgery, inhalation
  2. in ... mycobacterium infections with M. leprae we see single lesions, nerve and skin damage, paucibacillary, that is not highly contagious, and is due to an overly robust immune system response
  3. bothersome ... can be antoher presentation of TB infection due to M. marinum
  4. .. are the immune cells that are the phagocytic cell usually in the bloodstream, and sets extracellular DNA traps
  5. ... are pigments produced by the mycobacteria, that when exposed to light will change color due to the production of carotenoids

5 True/False questions

  1. caseatingthe granulomas formed by TB bacteria in the lungs are .... so you see areas of necorsis around the epitheliod cells and lymphocytes


  2. mycobacteria... can be distinguished from other forms of bacterial infection based on growth time, temperature and morphology
    1. takes a ton of time to grow
    2. color of colonies in light and dark
    3. chemical reactions/growth conditions


  3. TBthe ... mycoplasma bacteria settle in the alveolus, and will eventually get into the macrophage where it can replicate in peace, and will eventually invade the lymph nodes with the aid of the infected macrophage


  4. middlefor TB treatment in child less than 5, use isoniazid for LTBI and active infection for ... months!


  5. lymph nodescell wall ... are instrumental in mycobacteria's virulence, not just structural
    1. protects cell
    2. influecnes host cell signaing
    3. induce granuloma formation