Microbiology Final Review

210 Questions  I  By Tgerdel on May 7, 2009
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1.  A chemical that inhibits beta-lactamase enzymes is
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2.  All coliforms are
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3.  Important characteristics of antimicrobic drugs include
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4.  Orchitis and epididymitis is seen in young adult males as a complication of
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5.  Which fastidious genus requires hemin (X factor) and NAD (Y factor) in its growth medium?
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6.  All of the following pertain to patients with AIDS except:
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7.  This organism commonly contaminates grains, corn, and peanuts and produces a potent mycotoxin called aflatoxin:
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8.  The indirect ELISA test detects __________ in a patient's blood.
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9.  All of the following genera are considered resident flora of skin sites except
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10.  Rebecca Lancefield differentiated streptococci on the basis of differences in their
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11.  Which technique is able to amplify DNA present in samples even in tiny amounts?
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12.  All of the following are correct about the indirect ELISA except
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13.  Maria was scratched on her arm by her cat and the site is experiencing rubor. This means
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14.  The ability of a fungus to grow as a yeast or a mold depending on its environmental temperature is called
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15.  Rabbits and rodents are the reservoirs of the causative agent of
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16.  Drug susceptibility testing
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17.  Which of the following is involved in the in vitro diagnostic testing of serum?
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18.  A "shotgun" approach to antimicrobial therapy involves
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19.  The drug used against intestinal anaerobic bacteria, that can also alter normal flora causing antibiotic-associated colitis is
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20.  An agent of acute communicable conjunctivitis (pinkeye) is
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21.  Legionella pneumophila
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22.  Gingivitis is
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23.  Which is not terminology used for resident flora?
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24.  Cryptococcosis can include
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25.  Aspergillosis includes all the following except
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26.  All of the following pertain to Neisseria meningitidis except
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27.  The gram negative bacillus associated with abscesses from dog and cat bites or scratches is
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28.  Which of the following tests is too nonspecific to be applicable as a precise identification tool?
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29.  All of the following pertain to coccidioidomycosis except
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30.  Herpes simplex-2 (HSV-2) causes
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31.  Treatment of an animal bite for possible rabies includes
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32.  This type of anthrax is called "wool-sorter's disease"
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33.  The most immediate and important treatment needed to prevent death in Cholera victims is
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34.  All of the following are methods to diagnose viral infections except
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35.  Local edema, swollen lymph nodes, fever, soreness, and abscesses are indications of
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36.  The hepadnaviruses
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37.  Fifth disease
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38.  Which of the following methods is categorized as a direct test in order to analyze a specimen?
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39.  Which of the following is not a mode of action of antivirals?
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40.  Serotyping of the pneumococcus based on capsular polysaccharide is performed in
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41.  Components of the first line of defense include all the following except
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42.  The chancre of syphilis
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43.  The study of the frequency and distribution of a disease in a defined population is
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44.  Yersinia pestis
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45.  Sulfonamides
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46.  Streptococcus pneumoniae is
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47.  E. coli 0157:H7 characteristics include all the following except
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48.  Documented transmission of HIV involves
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49.  Antimicrobics effective against a wide variety of microbial types are termed
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50.  Influenza vaccines include all the following except
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51.  Hemopoiesis is the
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52.  The bright red rash and fever of scarlet fever is due to
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53.  Nonspecific chemical defenses include
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54.  Disease/s caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae include
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55.  All of the following pertain to herpes simplex-1 (HSV-1) except
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56.  Actinomyces israelii
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57.  All of the following can positively influence the structure of tooth enamel except
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58.  Cholera symptoms are
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59.  Plasma
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60.  Which drug/s interfere with the action of an HIV enzyme needed for final assembly and maturation of the virus?
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61.  Dermatophytoses are
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62.  Oral lesions called Koplik's spots are seen in patients with
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63.  All of the following pertain to monkeypox except
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64.  Neisseria gonorrhoeae is
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65.  Coronaviruses cause
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66.  Which is not correct about Mycobacterium species?
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67.  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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68.  Characteristics of Bacillus anthracis include all the following except
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69.  All of the following pertain to platelets except
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70.  Diapedesis is the
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71.  Sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
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72.  Helicobacter pylori causes
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73.  The secondary stage of syphilis
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74.  All of the following are characteristics of Campylobacter jejuni except
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75.  The causative agent of Lyme disease is
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76.  The human body typically begins to be colonized by its normal flora
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77.  Ampicillin, amoxicillin, mezlocillin, and penicillin G all have
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78.  A superinfection results from
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79.  All of the following areas are subject to inertriginous infections except
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80.  The circulating substances that affect the hypothalamus and initiate fever are
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81.  Branhamella (Moraxella) catarrhalis
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82.  Which of the following is not caused by Haemophilus influenzae?
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83.  All of the following could be reasons why antimicrobic treatment fails except
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84.  Tuberculin skin testing
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85.  Which of the following lymphoid organs and tissues has the immunological function of filtering pathogens from the blood?
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86.  A rising antibody titer a few days apart indicates
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87.  The cellular basis for bacterial resistance to antimicrobics include
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88.  The enzyme associated with the influenza virus that hydrolyzes the protective mucous coating of the respiratory tract is
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89.  Chickenpox
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90.  The chemical found in tears and saliva that hydrolyzes the peptidoglycan in certain bacterial cell walls is
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91.  Formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat is seen in
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