Zoonotic Diseases

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  • 1. 
    Infections transmitted from animals to humans are known as __________ diseases.
  • 2. 
    A patient presents with bleeding from the nose and rectum and within 24hrs passes away. You notice black eschars on their body and immediately diagnose the patient with what manifestation of anthrax?
    • A. 

      Cutaneous

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal

    • C. 

      Inhalation

    • D. 

      Septicemic

  • 3. 
    What category of bioterrorism agents does the CDC characterize as easily transmitted from animal to person, have a high mortality rate, and include Anthrax, plague, and Ebola?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 4. 
    A patient presents with HA, chills, coughing and signs of a systemic infection. The patient mentions that they just got back from a trip to Arizona where they spent the week at a black-footed prairie dog retreat. What is the likely infectious agent?
    • A. 

      Hantavirus

    • B. 

      Leptospira interrogans

    • C. 

      Yersinia pestis

    • D. 

      Psitticosis

  • 5. 
    _________ is an RNA virus commonly carried in deer mice/wild rodents and causes flu-like symptoms in humans.
    • A. 

      Yersinia pestis

    • B. 

      Psitticosis

    • C. 

      Hantavirus

    • D. 

      Rat bite fever

  • 6. 
    What bacteria causes HA, fever, and myalgia and is associated with Rat Bite Fever?
    • A. 

      Yersinia pestis

    • B. 

      Chlamydophilla psittaci

    • C. 

      Streptobacillus moniliformis

    • D. 

      Bunyaciridae

  • 7. 
    What bacteria is characterized as causing a biphasic disease that typically presents with flu-like symptoms, progressing to hepatic and renal disease if unresolved?
    • A. 

      Leptospira interrogans

    • B. 

      Chlamydophilia psitaci

    • C. 

      Listeria monocytogenes

    • D. 

      Streptobacillus moniliformis

  • 8. 
    A 8 year old patient presents to the ED with vomiting and diarrhea. His mother states that he spent the last two days at Zoombezi Bay. What is the most likely causative agent?
    • A. 

      Streptobacillus moniliformis

    • B. 

      Cryptosporidium parvum

    • C. 

      Listeria monocytogenes

    • D. 

      Leptospira interrogans

  • 9. 
    ___________ is one of the most virulent food-borne diseases and is one of the reasons why we pasteurize milk. 
    • A. 

      Psitticosis

    • B. 

      Listeria monocytopgenes

    • C. 

      Streptobacillus moniliformis

    • D. 

      Cryptosporidium parvum

  • 10. 
    The mechanism of infection for what bacteria is associated with the migration of larvae causing damage to the eyes and brain and can be found in sandboxes?
    • A. 

      Listeria monocytopgenes

    • B. 

      Psitticosis

    • C. 

      Rhabdoviridae

    • D. 

      Baylisacaris procyonis

  • 11. 
    A patient presents to the ED with a bite on his arm and a shoebox. He states that he thinks he was bitten during the night by a bat that was flying erratically around in apartment. He read on WebMD that neurologically symptoms do not appear until death is imminent, therefore he would like to be treated for which of the following infections....
    • A. 

      Toxoplasmosis

    • B. 

      Baylisacaris procyonis

    • C. 

      Rabies

    • D. 

      Anthrax

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