Organisms Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the reservoir for Actinomyces?
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Commensal organism of oral mucosa

    • C. 

      Infected animals

  • 2. 
    Nocardia is a soil saprophyte and can also be find in water?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Dermatophilus is found on carrier animals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mycetomas are usually acute, or chronic?
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Chronic

  • 5. 
    What are mycetoma sulfur granules composed of?
    • A. 

      Sulfur

    • B. 

      Bacteria, minerals, and immune cells

    • C. 

      Calcified bacteria

  • 6. 
    What is the etiologic agent of Lumpy Jaw?
  • 7. 
    What is a common vector for canine Actinomyces infection?
    • A. 

      Infected Bite

    • B. 

      Grass Awn

    • C. 

      Soil in wound

  • 8. 
    Which organisms contribute to canine actinomyces infection?
    • A. 

      A. bovis

    • B. 

      A. hordeovulnaris

    • C. 

      A. viscosus

  • 9. 
    Actinomyces has what shape when grown on agar?
  • 10. 
    With treatment, the osteolytic lesions from Lumpy Jaw will grow new bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Nocardia asteroides causes mastitis in bovines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In canines, Actinomyces viscosus responds to treatment better than Nocardia asteroides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the motile form of Dermatophilus called?
  • 14. 
    Dermatophilosis will usually clear without any treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False