Mcmh Microbiology Lab Competency 2010

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Mcmh Microbiology Lab Competency 2010

THIS QUIZ WILL SERVE AS PART OF THE MCMH MICROBIOLOGY LAB COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT FOR 2010


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The D - test quality control needs to be set up:
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      On each day of patient use

    • D. 

      Daily

  • 2. 
    Which of the following types of gram stains needs to be performed on all shifts?
    • A. 

      CSF

    • B. 

      Positive Blood Culture

    • C. 

      STAT! Body Fluid

    • D. 

      STAT! gram stain on OR/Surgical specimen

  • 3. 
    What drug was developed to "beat out" the resistance to penicillins?
  • 4. 
    A strep culture has been ordered on a throat swab. What pathogenic organisms should be reported?
    • A. 

      Group A strep that is PYR positive and Latex Grp A positive

    • B. 

      Group A strep that is PYR negative but latex Grp A positive

    • C. 

      Group B strep

    • D. 

      Group F strep

  • 5. 
    The gram positive organsms shown here are more than likely what?
    • A. 

      Diptheroids

    • B. 

      E.coli

    • C. 

      Staphlyococci

    • D. 

      Neisseria species

  • 6. 
    The organism Staphlyococcus saprophyticus is
    • A. 

      Coagulase negative

    • B. 

      Novobiocin resistant

    • C. 

      Beta-hemolytic

    • D. 

      A pathogen of concern for women of childbearing age

  • 7. 
    What 2 comments need to be added to a urine culture report that has >100,000 CFU/mL Enterococci species that is positive on the Vancomycin Screen and has been confirmed by the Microscan as Enterococcus faecium?
  • 8. 
    Can you tell me "how" MRSA's are penicillin resistant and what the drug of choice is for MRSA infections?
  • 9. 
    MRSA's are ________________________________ resistant.
  • 10. 
    This is a gram stain typical of what organism classifcation?
    • A. 

      Pseuodmonas species

    • B. 

      Staphylococci

    • C. 

      Streptococci

    • D. 

      Diptheroids

  • 11. 
    Specimens that are collected in viral transport can be processed for routine bacterial culture and sensitivity testing?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 12. 
    In a few sentences describe what you would do if you received an order from the floor for occult blood random on a stool.
  • 13. 
    Specimens for the microbiology lab should be processed
    • A. 

      As soon as possible because the length of incubation time does have a bearing on microbiology culture results

    • B. 

      As a batch because it saves time and the length of incubation time has no bearing on microbiology culture results

    • C. 

      Have the lowest priority when working on the evening/nite shifts in the laboratory

    • D. 

      Only by the microbiology department technologists

  • 14. 
    A specimen collected from the Emergency Department for RSV, INFLUENZA A/B, AND RESPIRATORY VIRAL PROFILE needs to be sent down in three separate viral transport media containers.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 15. 
    Microbiology is the BEST section of the laboratory to work in :-)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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