Bcid Module 5 Quiz

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Quiz questions covering the material in Module 5 of the Blood Culture Training series


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Antimicrobial Stewardship programs are designed to do all of the following, except:
    • A. 

      Reduce the cost of health care for infections

    • B. 

      Increase natural selection of antimicrobial resistance

    • C. 

      Promote optimal drug selection

    • D. 

      Support de-escalation of antimicrobials when appropriate

  • 2. 
    Beta-lactam antibiotics have which of the following mechanism of action:
    • A. 

      Inhibit cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Inhibit nucleic acid synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibit bacterial conjugation

    • D. 

      Inhibit protein synthesis

  • 3. 
    Which piece of information would not be helpful in determining appropriate antibiotic therapy?
    • A. 

      Cell wall membrane scan

    • B. 

      Resistance marker detection

    • C. 

      Antibiogram

    • D. 

      Antimicrobial susceptibility profile

  • 4. 
    All of the following technologies have Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) capabilities, except:
    • A. 

      Cepheid GeneXpert

    • B. 

      BD Phoenix

    • C. 

      BioMerieux Vitek 2

    • D. 

      BioMerieux Vitek MS MALDI-TOF

  • 5. 
    Biofire's mecA target includes the detection of the staphylococcal cassette mec junction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are gram-positive resistance marker(s) found on current molecular panels?
    • A. 

      KPC

    • B. 

      MecD

    • C. 

      VanA/vanB

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are gram-negative resistance marker(s) found on current molecular panels?
    • A. 

      MecA

    • B. 

      IMP

    • C. 

      OZO

    • D. 

      CTX-M

    • E. 

      B and d only

  • 8. 
    Which of the following bacteria is commonly found to be resistant to antibiotics?
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus

    • B. 

      Klebsiella

    • C. 

      Enterococcus faecium

    • D. 

      Only a and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What are outcomes of the recent Verigene BC-GP study publication covered in this training?
    • A. 

      Increased length of stay with BC-GP

    • B. 

      Decreased overall hospital costs with BC-GP

    • C. 

      Significantly lower mortality with BC-GP

    • D. 

      Increased duration of antibiotics use with BC-GP

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a benefit of resistance gene detection over AST?
    • A. 

      It is much faster

    • B. 

      It shows physical response of bacteria to a specific dose of antibiotic

    • C. 

      It relies on growth of the organism in culture

    • D. 

      It tells the minimum inhibitory concentration of antibiotic to use

  • 11. 
    Gram-negative bacteria are usually more resistant to antibiotics than Gram-positive bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Bacteria that are susceptible to an antibiotic are not inhibited by the usual concentrations of the antimicrobial agent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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