Bcid Training - Module 1 Quiz

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Bcid Training - Module 1 Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What information is obtained when a blood culture bottle is flagged positive?
    • A. 

      Growth of pathogen in the blood

    • B. 

      Classify bacteria as gram positive or gram negative

    • C. 

      Growth of contaminant in the blood

    • D. 

      Determine antibiotic resistance of the identified organism

    • E. 

      A and c only

    • F. 

      All of the Above

  • 2. 
    All blood stream infections are caused by bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many bottles are typically collected for blood culture?
    • A. 

      1 aerobic & 1 anaerobic bottle

    • B. 

      1 charcoal & 1 resin bottle

    • C. 

      1 aerobic bottle only

    • D. 

      1 resin bottle & 1 without resin

  • 4. 
    What color does a gram negative bacteria turn after it is gram stained?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Pink

  • 5. 
    What does AST stand for?
    • A. 

      Antibiotic Standard Test

    • B. 

      Antimicrobial Stain Test

    • C. 

      Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

    • D. 

      Antibiotic Stewardship Testing

  • 6. 
    Antibiograms provide the following: 
    • A. 

      Organism sensitivity to an antibiotics based on site of infection over a period of time, based on the % of samples that demonstrate sensitivity to a particular organism.

    • B. 

      The profile of the antimicrobial resistance and susceptibility of a particular organism, within an institution, over a period of time, based on the % of samples that demonstrate sensitivity to a particular organism.

    • C. 

      Organism sensitivity based on location in hospital (ICU vs non-ICU).

    • D. 

      Average MIC antibiotics killing at various doses/concentrations over a period of time, based on the % of samples recorded in the hospital.

  • 7. 
    Which stage of Sepsis is associated with signs of organ dysfunction?
    • A. 

      SIRS = Severe Inflammatory Response Syndrome

    • B. 

      Sepsis

    • C. 

      Septic Shock

    • D. 

      Severe Sepsis

  • 8. 
    Who are the high-risk groups for sepsis?
    • A. 

      Elderly

    • B. 

      Neonates (

    • C. 

      Cancer Patients

    • D. 

      Patients with recent surgery or trauma

    • E. 

      Transplant

    • F. 

      A, b, and d

    • G. 

      A, c, and d

    • H. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    Gram staining is done prior to blood culture as a quick screening test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    ​MALDI can be performed after blood culture without a gram stain result.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A blood culture bottle takes an average of ____________ hours to flag positive.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      24

  • 12. 
    Gram staining can identify the species of bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Name the most common manual AST method:
    • A. 

      Kirby Bauer

    • B. 

      Disk Circling

    • C. 

      Disk Diffusion

    • D. 

      A, b, and c

    • E. 

      A and c only

    • F. 

      All of the Above

  • 14. 
    What is the % increase in mortality for every hour of delayed targeted intervention?
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      14%

  • 15. 
    At what point can a definitive targeted therapy be administered?  
    • A. 

      After organism is identified

    • B. 

      After organism is identified and AST testing is complete

    • C. 

      After the gram stain result

    • D. 

      After the blood culture confirms growth of an organism

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