Bacteriology Specimen Collection And Processing Quiz

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Bacteriology Specimen Collection And Processing Quiz

Bacteriology is the scientific study of bacteria. Bacteria can be either good, that is beneficial bacteria or bad that is a harmful bacterium. In the quiz below, we analyze the specimen collection and processing. All the best as you attempt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Stool culture can be ordered to detect enteric pathogens such as _______ (choose al  that apply)
    • A. 

      Eschericia coli 0157:h7

    • B. 

      Salmonella

    • C. 

      Shigella

    • D. 

      Paragonimus

    • E. 

      Plasmodium

    • F. 

      Epstein barr virus

  • 2. 
    This is a complete UA and microbiology kit that can be purchased from BD. which of the three contains preservative for microbiology
    • A. 
    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

  • 3. 
    This is a complete UA and microbiology kit that can be purchased from BD. which of the three is for urinalysis
    • A. 
    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

  • 4. 
    This is a complete UA and microbiology kit that can be purchased from BD. which of the three is the patient sample urine collection with screw cap equipped with transfer device  to transfer urine
    • A. 
    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

  • 5. 
     which of the following is a fixative for intestinal parasites (O & P)
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 6. 
     which of the following is a preservative for bacterial culture
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 7. 
     which of the following is a clean vial for stool specimen with no additive and can be used for bacterial culture if delivered to lab quickly
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 8. 
     which of the following is a specimen collection container?
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 9. 
     which of the following is an all in one fixative that is also safe
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 10. 
     which of the following is 10% formalin
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 11. 
     which of the following is poly vinyl alcohol
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

    • E. 
    • F. 
    • G. 
  • 12. 
    Each blood culture bottle contains a sensor that responds to changes in CO2, which is released as microorganisms grow. when the bacTalert detector detects a change in the sensor, the instrument alarm goes off and stays on until the bottle has been removed. after this bottle is removed, what is next
    • A. 

      Inoculation unto agar plates and gram stain for identification

    • B. 

      Inoculation into water and koh prep

    • C. 

      Taste the blood for bacteria readiness

    • D. 

      Immediately discard

  • 13. 
    When using a winged infusion set (butterfly needles) to draw blood culture bottle set, which tube gets drawn first
    • A. 

      Aerobic

    • B. 

      Anaerobic

    • C. 

      Parasite

  • 14. 
    Choose all possible consequences of not thoroughly cleansing the venipuncture site before blood culture collection
    • A. 

      True pathogen is not detected in the presence of skin flora

    • B. 

      Unnecessary treatment of patients because of contaminated specimen

    • C. 

      Blood will turn black

    • D. 

      Blood will smell like ketchup

  • 15. 
    Healthcare personnel who are carriers of resistant bacteria such as MRSA can unknowingly transmit the bacteria to others.Thus carriers of MRSA should be identified by culturing nasal swabs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Streptococcus pneumoniae and Klebsiella pnuemoniae are two examples of bacteria that causes pneumonia (an inflammatory condition of the lung) that can be isolated from the sputum of affected individuals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What types of swabs are used most commonly for collection of specimen for bacteriological culture? (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Dacron

    • B. 

      Rayon

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Gauze

  • 18. 
    Choose all that apply. choose all the types of information that can be found in the specimen collection manual of regional reference laboratories as well as on the test menu found their websites
    • A. 

      Appropriate collection sites

    • B. 

      Appropriate collection procedure

    • C. 

      Appropriate transport media

    • D. 

      Procedures for preparing various specimens for transport

    • E. 

      How to spill specimen

    • F. 

      Who to diagnose patient

  • 19. 
    Can formalin and PVA   be used to preserve stool specimen for O & P
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Can formalin and PVA   be used to preserve stool specimen for C & S
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    Can cary blair    or      be used to preserve stool specimen for C & S
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 22. 
    Can cary blair    or      be used to preserve stool specimen for O & P
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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