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1.  Cryptococcosis can include
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2.  Which is incorrect about complement?
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3.  Disease/s caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae include
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4.  Escherichia coli infections
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5.  Herpes whitlow is a deep set herpes simplex virus infection of the
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6.  A "shotgun" approach to antimicrobial therapy involves
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7.  These structures are found along lymphatic vessels but are heavily clustered in the armpit, groin, and neck:
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8.  Which fastidious genus requires hemin (X factor) and NAD (Y factor) in its growth medium?
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9.  This organism is associated with commonly causing urinary tract infections in sexually active young adult and adolescent females:
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10.  The antifungal drug that can be used to treat serious systemic fungal infections is
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11.  Which of the following is incorrect regarding the complement fixation test?
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12.  All of the following pertain to platelets except
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13.  All of the following pertain to patients with AIDS except:
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14.  Which is incorrect about Sporothrix schenckii?
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15.  Oral thrush is caused by
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16.  If the ID for gonorrhea is 1,000 cells and the ID for tuberculosis is 10 cells, which organism is more virulent?
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17.  This pathogen is the most common cause of neonatal pneumonia, sepsis, and meningitis in the United States:
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18.  All of the following can positively influence the structure of tooth enamel except
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19.  Penicillins and cephalosporins
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20.  The enzyme that coagulates plasma is
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21.  The subjective evidence of disease sensed by the patient is termed
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22.  All of the following are associated with bubonic plague except
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23.  STORCH is an acronym that represents the most common
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24.  Which is not terminology used for resident flora?
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25.  The body region where a ciliary escalator helps to sweep microbes trapped in mucus away from that body site is the
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26.  A positive Quellung, or capsular swelling, is confirmatory for
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27.  The property of a test to detect only a certain antibody or antigen, and not to react with any others, is
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28.  Parainfluenza virus
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29.  Sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
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30.  Which of the following is not caused by Haemophilus influenzae?
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31.  Infected animals shed Leptospira interrogans in their
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32.  The more a sample can be diluted and yet still react with antigen, the __________ the concentration of antibodies in that sample and the __________ is its titer.
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33.  The enzyme associated with the influenza virus that hydrolyzes the protective mucous coating of the respiratory tract is
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34.  A chemical that inhibits beta-lactamase enzymes is
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35.  Which disease involves transmission by aerosolized water from whirlpool spas, air conditioners, cooling towers, and supermarket vegetable misters?
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36.  Ampicillin, amoxicillin, mezlocillin, and penicillin G all have
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37.  Adenoviruses are
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38.  Salmonelloses are
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39.  E. coli 0157:H7 characteristics include all the following except
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40.  Specificity and memory are associated with which body defense mechanism?
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41.  Relapsing fever involves
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42.  Herpes simplex-2 (HSV-2) causes
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43.  The blood cells that function in allergic reactions and inflammation, contain peroxidase and lysozyme, and particularly target parasitic worms and fungi are
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44.  Polyomaviruses
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45.  Rebecca Lancefield differentiated streptococci on the basis of differences in their
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46.  The Group A streptococcal infection that has symptoms of fever, edema of skin near portal of entry, and an elevated red, hot vesicular lesion is
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47.  Inhalation of respiratory secretions is involved in the transmission of the following except
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48.  Oral lesions called Koplik's spots are seen in patients with
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49.  Joe cut his finger on a sharp twig and now is experiencing dolor. This means
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50.  Which drug/s interfere with the action of an HIV enzyme needed for final assembly and maturation of the virus?
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51.  All of the following pertain to coccidioidomycosis except
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52.  A superinfection results from
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53.  Brucellosis is
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54.  The major virulence factor of Corynebacterium diphtheriae that causes serious systemic effects is
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55.  Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) has the following characteristics except
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56.  Aspergillosis includes all the following except
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57.  Menthol and camphor (Vicks™) are effective treatments against
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58.  Transmission of tineas include
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59.  This organism commonly contaminates grains, corn, and peanuts and produces a potent mycotoxin called aflatoxin:
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60.  This type of anthrax is called "wool-sorter's disease"
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61.  The viridans streptococci are
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62.  Hemopoiesis is the
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63.  Plasma
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64.  Coronaviruses cause
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65.  The hepadnaviruses
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66.  Important characteristics of antimicrobic drugs include
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67.  All of the following pertain to monkeypox except
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68.  Orchitis and epididymitis is seen in young adult males as a complication of
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69.  All infectious diseases
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70.  Which is mismatched?
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71.  Which is not correct about Mycobacterium species?
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72.  The most numerous WBC's, that have multilobed nuclei and are very phagocytic are
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73.  All of the following pertain to Clostridium difficile infection except
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74.  Enterotoxins are
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75.  All of the following are routine biochemical tests to aid in identifying a species except
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76.  All of the following are methods to diagnose viral infections except
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77.  Formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat is seen in
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78.  The human body typically begins to be colonized by its normal flora
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79.  Cytomegalovirus
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80.  This febrile disease with a rash has a pathogen that can cross the placenta and cause serious fetal damage:
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81.  Plasma cells
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82.  The indirect ELISA test detects __________ in a patient's blood.
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83.  Which of the following lymphoid organs and tissues has the immunological function of filtering pathogens from the blood?
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84.  Aminoglycosides
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85.  Decaying vegetation, such as piles of leaves and compost heaps, allows growth and transmission of
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86.  The time from when pathogen first enters the body and begins to multiply, until symptoms first appear is the
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87.  The objective, measurable evidence of disease evaluated by an observer is termed
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88.  Which of the following is involved in the in vitro diagnostic testing of serum?
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89.  An inanimate object that harbors and transmits a pathogen is a
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90.  This infection is marked by labored, noisy breathing and a hoarse cough:
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91.  The following are characteristics of Chlamydias except:
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92.  Helicobacter pylori causes
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93.  Nonspecific chemical defenses include
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94.  Salmonella typhi
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95.  Diapedesis is the
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96.  Which genus is the most common resident flora of mouth surfaces?
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97.  The chemical found in tears and saliva that hydrolyzes the peptidoglycan in certain bacterial cell walls is
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98.  Sulfonamides
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99.  Treatment of an animal bite for possible rabies includes
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100.  The drug used against intestinal anaerobic bacteria, that can also alter normal flora causing antibiotic-associated colitis is
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101.  Substances that are naturally produced by certain microorganisms that can inhibit or destroy other microorganisms are called
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102.  All of the following pertain to Listeria monocytogenes except:
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103.  The circulating substances that affect the hypothalamus and initiate fever are
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104.  This organism can infect deeper wound sites and produce exotoxins, enzymes and gas that cause tissue and muscle necrosis:
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105.  Neisseria gonorrhoeae is
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106.  All of the following are characteristics of Campylobacter jejuni except
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107.  A serum titer involves
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108.  Leprosy is a disease
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109.  Mebendazole, niclosamide, and ivermectin are drugs used to treat __________ infections.
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110.  Which is incorrect about warts?
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111.  Cryptococcus neoformans has the following characteristics except
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112.  Affixing antigen to an inert particle such as a latex bead is sometimes used in this type of test:
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113.  All of the following pertain to listeriosis except
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114.  Cholera symptoms are
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115.  Gingivitis is
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116.  Which color pigment is produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa?
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117.  The most common site where carriers of Staphylococcus aureus carry this pathogen is
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118.  Mycetoma is
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119.  Streptococcus pyogenes causes all the following except
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120.  The toxin of Staphylococcus aureus strains that causes blisters and desquamation of skin in scalded skin syndrome is
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121.  All of the following pertain to Enterococcus faecalis except
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122.  The majority of otitis media in children is mainly due to infection with
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123.  Chlamydia trachomatis causes
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124.  Production of a neurotoxin that binds to target sites on spinal cord neurons responsible for inhibiting skeletal muscle contraction is a characteristic of
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125.  All of the following areas are subject to inertriginous infections except
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126.  The routes of entry for most fungi into the body are
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127.  Oral flora bacteria on the tooth surface
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128.  Tuberculin skin testing
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129.  Treponena pallidum subspecies pallidum
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130.  The causative agent of Lyme disease is
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131.  The gram negative bacillus associated with abscesses from dog and cat bites or scratches is
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132.  The property of a test to detect even small amounts of antibodies or antigens that are test targets is
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133.  Which of the following is not a mode of action of antivirals?
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134.  Yersinia pestis
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135.  Documented transmission of HIV involves
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136.  Actinomyces israelii
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137.  Influenza vaccines include all the following except
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138.  Serotyping of the pneumococcus based on capsular polysaccharide is performed in
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139.  The dyes fluorescein and rhodamine
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140.  Legionella pneumophila
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141.  The secondary stage of syphilis
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142.  This opportunist is the most frequent cause of life-threatening pneumonia in AIDS patients:
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143.  Which is incorrect about Parvoviruses?
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144.  The reticuloendothelial system
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145.  The most immediate and important treatment needed to prevent death in Cholera victims is
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146.  Pasteurization of milk helps to prevent
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147.  The bright red rash and fever of scarlet fever is due to
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148.  The drug used for several protozoan infections is
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149.  Chickenpox
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150.  Antibiotics are derived from all the following except
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151.  Branhamella (Moraxella) catarrhalis
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152.  Erythema migrans, a bull's-eye rash, at the portal of entry is associated with
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153.  Characteristics of Bacillus anthracis include all the following except
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154.  Resident flora of the intestines include
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155.  The virulence of Vibrio cholerae is due to its
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156.  Endogenous infectious agents arise from microbes that are
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157.  Varicella-zoster virus
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158.  Which is incorrect about rabies?
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159.  Antimicrobics effective against a wide variety of microbial types are termed
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160.  Streptococcus pneumoniae is
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161.  Drug susceptibility testing
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