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MIC 541 Exam 4 - Mycology I and II

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    Fungi are a main cause of human infection.

  Infectious pathology, anaerobes, mycology

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    Clostridium perfringens is notable for causing gas gangrene. Which other condition is this bacterium associated with?

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    With dimorphic pathogens the Yeast forms are found in tissue and in culture at ______ degrees celsius.

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    What you expect to see in a PAS stained microscopic section from a lung biopsy of disseminated infection with Blastomyces dermatitidis?

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    Blastomyces dermatitidis at 35-37 degrees celsius on BHI, s yeastlike cells are seen; these cells have a bud on a broad base and appear to be thick walled and double contoured; the bud often remains attached until it becomes the same size as the mother cell giving them an _______ appearance.

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Mycology Questions & Answers

Which part of the fungal cell should a drug target so as to cause the least amount of damage to the human host?
The correct answer to this is B. The ergosterol in a cell membrane is going to be very important. This is known to be a type of steroid alcohol. This can be irradiated with ultraviolet light if needed in order to become Vitamin B2. it is not advisabl
Which of the following are true about Pityriasis Versicolor?
1. Chronic infection2. Superficial infection of outer skin3. Hypo- or hyperpigmented scaly lesions 4. Can be treated by keratinolytic agents (salicylic acid)5. Can be treated by topical imidazoles (miconazole)
How does Fungi reproduce?
Fission, as in bacteria Budding – mostly in yeasts Fragmentation of hyphae Spore formation by mold forms