Staphylococcus

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Staphylococcus Quizzes & Trivia

Staphylococcus is a bacterium, which is infectious and affects living organisms. For those out there interested in bacterial and related studies, this quiz is for you. For those who understand the topic, it is not as easy. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the virulence factors for Staphylococcus aureus?
    • A. 

      Hemolysins

    • B. 

      Protein A

    • C. 

      Enterotoxins

    • D. 

      Exfoliatin

    • E. 

      TSST-1

    • F. 

      Dermalin

    • G. 

      Enterolysin

  • 2. 
    This staph is responsible for bumble foot in avians.
  • 3. 
    This staph is a commensal of animal skin, but can cause opportunistic infections.
  • 4. 
    Which staph causes suppurative infections in cats?
  • 5. 
    What is the staph that causes "greasy pig" disease?
  • 6. 
    This staph causes otitis externa and pyoderma of dogs.
  • 7. 
    Not only did you forget your lunch at home, but on the way to work you slipped and fell into a worm hole and were transported back to 1850. Figuring you may as well make the most of it you decide to go to work at a dairy. Since this is the 19th century there is of course no electricity and so all the milking is done by hand. What disease can you give a cow by hand milking?
    • A. 

      Cold Hand Shudders

    • B. 

      Bovine Mastitis

    • C. 

      Foreplay

    • D. 

      Enzootic Pneumonia

  • 8. 
    Animals often carry MRSA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If a dog has superficial pyoderma, which part of the skin are infected?
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Hair follicles and epidermis

    • C. 

      Dermis

  • 10. 
    German Shepherds are predisposed to developing which type of skin disease?
  • 11. 
    If a dog has a hot spot, it has surface pyoderma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the best sample to submit to get a culture and sensitivity for superficial pyoderma?
    • A. 

      Aspirate of unopened pustule

    • B. 

      Swab of draining tract

    • C. 

      Opened pustule sample

  • 13. 
    What is the medical term for "greasy pig"?
  • 14. 
    How old are piglets that are affected by S. hyicus?
    • A. 

      1 month

    • B. 

      5-60 days

    • C. 

      2 weeks

    • D. 

      3-10 days

  • 15. 
    Staphlyococcus aureus is zoonotic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is staphage lysate?
    • A. 

      A type of bacterial toxin used for bacterin

    • B. 

      S. aureus lysed by phage used in immune modulation

    • C. 

      Virus given for immune modulation

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