Micro - Pathogenic Bacteria III Pt 2

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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Quiz on pathogenic bacteria III covers H. Pylori and Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Culture taken from several regions of a Pt's body were positive for H. Pylori colonization, of all of the following regions which  place  should H. Pylori  normally be expected to be found?
    • A. 

      Vascular endothelium

    • B. 

      Gastric mucosa

    • C. 

      Respiratory tract

    • D. 

      Nasal mucosa

  • 2. 
    Which of the following patients would be expected to have H. Pylori infections? Patients suffering from
    • A. 

      Gastric and duodenal ulcers

    • B. 

      Bloody diarrhea

    • C. 

      Gastric adenocarcinoma

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which best describes H. Pylori infection
    • A. 

      Cannot be spread from person to person

    • B. 

      Colonization takes place over years

    • C. 

      Prevents belching and abdominal pain

    • D. 

      Infection rates increase with age

  • 4. 
    After years of suffering from H. pylori induced gastritis  a patient may suffer from
    • A. 

      Elevated ascorbic acid levels

    • B. 

      Adenocarcinoma and lymphoma

    • C. 

      Overgrowth of gastric muscosa

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    After making a differential diagnosis you tell your patient that you want to test her for the presence of H. Pylori infection, however she requests a non-invasive test. Which of the following would be recommended?
    • A. 

      Stool antigen (toxin) test

    • B. 

      Urease test

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Histological giemsa stain

  • 6. 
    After a positive lab test for H. Pylori which of the following actions might be recommend for your patient?
    • A. 

      Use H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors

    • B. 

      Use antibiotic combo

    • C. 

      Return for testing in 4 weeks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The first line of treatment for H. Pylori infection is metronidazole
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa and H. Pylori  both share which of the following similarity(ies)?
    • A. 

      Minimal nutritional requirements

    • B. 

      Normal inhabitants in soil and water

    • C. 

      Oxidase production

    • D. 

      Polar flagella

  • 9. 
    Pts suffering from which of the following conditions may test positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa?
    • A. 

      Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALT)

    • B. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

    • C. 

      Atrophic Gastritis

    • D. 

      Bloody Diarrhea

  • 10. 
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is clinically important because of its ability to
    • A. 

      Cause opportunistic infections in hospitals

    • B. 

      Infect from small inoculum size

    • C. 

      Infect patients with competent immune systems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following best describes the adherence of P. aeruginosa to epithelial cells?
    • A. 

      Flagella and pilli have a negligible role in the process

    • B. 

      Produces exotoxins that facilitate adherence

    • C. 

      Type III secretion system is rarely used

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following bacteria use biofilms for protection and antibiotic resistance?
    • A. 

      H. Pylori

    • B. 

      S. dysenteria

    • C. 

      S. Typhyi

    • D. 

      P. Aeruginosa

  • 13. 
    P. aeruginosa are susceptible to phagocytosis so they are usually found intracellularly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true about P. aeruginosa's nutritonal needs?
    • A. 

      Are usually fastidious with many nutritional requirements

    • B. 

      Get iron and phosphate by using siderophores and hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Mainly produce toxins that retrieve nutrients without host damage

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Cystic fibrosis can be characterized by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Defective ion transport

    • B. 

      Watery respiratory secretions

    • C. 

      No antibody production

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is true about P. Aeruginosa?
    • A. 

      Can be treated with one drug

    • B. 

      Has negative oxidase test

    • C. 

      Cultures are green or colorless

    • D. 

      All of the above

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