Microbiology Final- Chapter 23 Flashcards


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1

Which of the following statements about tularemia is FALSE?

It occurs only in California.

2

Which of the following statements about group B streptococci is FALSE?

They cause strep throat.

3

You advise your pregnant friend to not adopt a new kitten from her neighbor because she could contract

toxoplasmosis

4

The symptoms of gas gangrene are due to all of the following EXCEPT

endocarditis

5

Which of the following CANNOT be transmitted to humans from domestic cats?

Chagas' disease

6

Which of the following pairs is mismatched?

encephalitis – Ixodes (tick)

7

Which of the following pairs is mismatched?

puerperal sepsis – Staphylococcus aureus

8

Arthropods can serve as a reservoir for all of the following diseases EXCEPT

brucellosis

9

Which is NOT considered a potential agent of bioterrorism?

Anaplasma phagocytophilium

10

Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched for Gram reaction?

Ehrlichia – gram-positive

11

A 62-year-old man was hospitalized with an eight-day history of fever, chills, sweats, and vomiting. His temperature on admission was 40°C (104°F). A routine peripheral blood smear revealed ring-shaped bodies in the RBCs. What treatment would you prescribe?

mefloquine

12

Which of the following is evidence that the arthritis afflicting children in Lyme, Connecticut, was due to bacterial infection?

treatable with penicillin

13

Which of the following statements about sepsis is FALSE?

It most always is self-limiting

14

Which of the following is NOT transmitted in raw milk?

toxoplasmosis

15

Human-to-human transmission of plague is usually by

the respiratory route.

16

Which of the following leads to all the others?

bacterial growth in endothelial cells

17

Which of the following can be transmitted from an infected mother to her fetus across the placenta?

cytomegalovirus

18

A characteristic symptom of plague is

swollen lymph nodes

19

Which of the following is NOT controlled by a mosquito eradication program?

schistosomiasis

20

Which of the following pairs is mismatched?

puerperal sepsis – Staphylococcus aureus

21

Which of the following produces a permanent carrier state following infection?

cytomegalovirus

22

Which of the following statements about group B streptococci is FALSE?

They cause strep throat

23

Which of the following is NOT treated with antibiotics

Ebola

24

Which is NOT true concerning Babesiosis?

It is caused by an obligate intracellular bacterium

25

Which of the following is NOT a zoonosis

puerperal sepsis

26

What is NOT true about gram-negative sepsis

Potent exotoxins cause shock

27

Epstein-Barr virus has been implicated in all of the following EXCEPT

endocarditis

28

Which of the following is NOT caused by a bacterium?

malaria

29

Which of the following statements about toxoplasmosis is FALSE?

It typically is a severe illness in adults

30

Which of the following pairs is mismatched?

Pasteurella – cat-scratch disease