Mic 541 Exam 4 - Mycology I And II

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MIC 541 Exam 4 - Mycology I and II

  
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1.  What is the primary focus of infection for Systemic Mycoses
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2.  This drug is good for fungal meningitis since it can enter the CNS.
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3.  Which of the following shows up as typical “ringworm” lesions
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4.  Which of the following is a subcutaneous Mycosis known as “rose-handler’s” disease
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5.  Cutaneous Mycoses are also called Called tineas or ringworms
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6.  Infections from fungi occur mostly due to:
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7.  Tinea pedis is the most prevalent dermatophytosis in U.S.
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8.  Fungi that are more virulent and cause disease in healthy hosts are classified as?
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9.  The fungal cells can develop a resistance to *this drug* if given by itself, so it is usually given in combination with Amphotericin B
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10.  Fungi that infect only infect compromised hosts are clasified as?
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11.  Fluconazole is used to treat meningitis, because it can attain good CNS levels
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12.  Echinocandins is a class of antifungals that act as a fungicidal for Candida and also work against Aspergillus
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13.  Which of the following are characteristic of terbinafine?
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14.  Which of the following are Imidazoles that  are used as–topical replacements for nystatin 
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15.  Which antifungal drug binds to ergosterol in the fungal membrane and forms pores in the membrane?
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16.  A diaper rash is also known as a candidiasis infection.
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17.  Fungi are a main cause of human infection.
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18.  Which part of the fungal cell should a drug target so as to cause the least amount of damage to the human host?
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19.  Fungi that infect outside layers of skin or hair only are classified as?
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20.  Which systemic mycosis is usually found in the oil of southwest U.S., Mexico, South America and is referred to as San Joaquin Valley Fever?
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21.  Which of the following is true regarding Cryptococcosis Treatment
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22.  Nystatin is a polyene similar to Amphotericin B.
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23.  Which antifungal drug inhibits cytochromes (cytochrome P450)?  This prevents ergosterol formation, which disrupts membrane function and growth
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24.  A person can only get a certain amount of Amphotercin in his/her lifetime.
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25.  Amphotericin causes the cell to be leaky, which alters its permeability to which of the following?
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26.  Fungi that invade skin, hair, nails are classified as?
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27.  Fungi that are localized and enter by trauma are classified as?
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28.  Which 3 genera are known as Dermatophytes
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29.  Which of the following are true about Pityriasis Versicolor?
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30.  Which of the following is  mostly seen in children before puberty?
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31.  Which of the following is NOT true regarding treatment of tinea capitis?
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32.  Treat Sporotrichosis caused by  Sporothrix schenckii  with newer azole, e.g. itraconazole
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33.  Which antifungal drug can have the following side effects?males – may develop breastsfemales – irregular menstrual cyclesliver toxicity
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34.   Histoplasmosis is the hallmark infection of AIDS patients
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35.  Which antifungal drug Inhibits β-(1,3)-D-glucan synthesis, which usually makes the cross-bridges in the fungal cell wall.  Therefore cell wall formation is inhibited
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36.  Thiazoles have the same SE but are less toxic than imidazoles
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37.  Which of the following are true about treatment of tinea corporis?
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38.  Fungi reproduce by which fo the following?
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39.  Which of the following is not true regarding Histoplasma capsulatum
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40.  Which of the following is not dimorphic and is the only medically important encapsulated yeast?
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41.  Cryptococcosis may mimic brain tumor, abscess, or MS
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42.  Which of the following are not correctly matched?
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43.  Which antifungal drug Blocks squalene epoxidase enzyme to prevent squalene conversion to ergosterol. 
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44.  Which drug do fungi take it up using a permease that our cells do not make.  It gets incorporated into the fungal RNA in place of uracil. 
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45.  Which of the following is the cause of sporotrichosis?
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