Micro - Pathogenic Bacteria Ii

30 Questions  I  By Chinedua on October 23, 2010
Quiz based on PPP for Pathogenic Bacteria II

  

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1.  Close contacts of patients with meningococcus infections should be treated prophylactically
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2.  Which property of B. Fragilis allows it to form abscesses
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3.  A patient presents with a pneumonia infection which of the following may have contributed to the bacteria's ability to overcome the normal mechanisms of lung protection
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4.  During the resolution stage of pneumococcal infection, the C substance of bacteria reacts with serum component C-reactive protein and activates complement through the classical pathway
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5.  A 30 y/o male  with NKDA presents with pneumococcal CNS  infection; C&S tests reveal bacteria is susceptible to penicillin. Which of the following would you use to treat them
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6.  Pneumococcus can be differentiated from other strep bacteria because of its sensitivity to Optochin and its solubility in bile salts. This should be used as a confirmation of a diagnosis based on clinical presentation because cultures can sometimes be negative.
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7.  25 y/o female patient present s with cervical discharge, pelvic pain, dispareunia and bleeding, which of the following is a plausible assumption
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8.  Which of the following is not included in the treatment regimen for neiserria infection
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9.  If a sputum is cultured and the gram stains shows neutrophils with >10 gram positive diplococci / oil immersion field you should assume pneumococcal pneumonia
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10.  Which best describes Colony Opacity-associated proteins (Opa) 
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11.  Gram negative diplococci include
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12.  Gonorrhea cases must be reported to the Public Health Service
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13.  Which stage of Pneumococcus infection features the filling of alveoli with serous fluid that contains few inflammatory cells but numerous organisms
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14.  During abscess formation, increased vascular permeability of the peritoneum leads to fibrin build ups
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15.  Pneumococcus are best described as
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16.  This stage of pneumococcal infections features more neutrophils than pathogens and leads to the hepatization of the lungs
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17.  A patient presents with pneumonia cause by streptococcus pneumoniae which of the following conclusions are least likely to be true
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18.  Which of the following  is not recommended for treatment of B. Fragilis
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19.  Which quality of neisseria spp. makes them poor targets for opsonization
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20.  Streptococcus pneumoniae causes bacterial pneumonia and meningitis
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21.  N. meningitidis normally colonize respiratory mucosal epithelia but are capable of infecting the blood stream or CSF
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22.  Infection of the peritoneum is contained and limited by intestinal loops and the omentum
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23.  Which of the following test results would rule out a neisseria infection
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24.  Abscess formation requires the presence of strict anaerobes and facultative anaerobes entering the peritoneal cavity
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25.  Which stage of pneumococcal infection involves an acute inflammatory response that attracts neutrophils and RBC  and initiates the  alternative pathway of complement activation
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26.  During this stage of pneumococcal infection macrophages take over and clear the inflammatory debris and the lung tissue is restored to its normal condition
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27.  Which of the following is true about the ascent of N. gonorrhea
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28.  A complication of pneumococcal lung infection is the pouring of fluid into the pleural space this is called___________ if the fluid is infected however, it is called _______________
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29.  Bacteriodes are anaerobic gram negative rods that can cause abdominal abscesses
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30.  Pneumococcus' capsule is responsible for all of the following except
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