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Bacterial Diseases of the Respiratory Tract Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bacterial pneumonia is contracted by ______________________ .

Question 2 2. Why are respiratory cilia important?

Question 3 3. How is bacterial meningitis diagnosed?

Question 4 4. The diphtheria toxin is a type of _____.

Question 5 5. What does it mean if a person has a latent TB infection?

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Question 6 6. Corynebacterium diphtheriae releases 'diphtheria toxin'. What is 'diptheria toxin'?

Question 7 7. How is Corynebacterium diphtheria transmitted?

Question 8 8. How is pertussis spread?

Question 9 9. Which of the following bacteria can cause bacterial meningitis?

Question 10 10. What portion of the diphtheria toxin inhibits protein synthesis within an infected cell?

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Question 11 11.
______________
is inflammation of the protective membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord due to a bacterial cause.

Question 12 12. What is the most commonly used vaccine for Legionnaires' disease?

Question 13 13. You are asked to identify a sample of bacteria under the microscope as either Streptococcal bacteria or Staphylococcal bacteria. Which of the following observations would lead you to identify the bacteria as Streptococcal bacteria?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of diphtheria in an infected person?

Question 15 15. Your doctor explains to you that you have _____, which is the technical term for strep throat.

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Question 16 16. What can we conclude from a positive tuberculin skin test?

Question 17 17. Legionella pneumophila is a unique bacteria because it ____________________ .

Question 18 18. Why do patients with pneumonia experience lung congestion?

Question 19 19. Dennis has recently been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. He is having difficulty seeing and is experiencing seizures. Why are these types of symptoms occurring?

Question 20 20. In which of the following situations would a diagnosis of Pharyngitis be most appropriate?

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Question 21 21. Why is Streptococcus pyogenes considered beta-hemolytic?

Question 22 22. Bacterial meningitis is a condition that results in inflammation of the protective membranes surrounding the _____.

Question 23 23. Bordetella pertussis is aerobic. What does this mean?

Question 24 24. Where would the most likely place to find Legionella pneumophila be?

Question 25 25. Diphtheria is specifically caused by:

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Question 26 26. One of the signs of bacterial pneumonia is difficulty breathing. This is caused by ___________ rather than by the bacteria.

Question 27 27. In addition to antibiotics, what else is given to someone to treat bacterial meningitis?

Question 28 28. The technical term for bad breath is _____.

Question 29 29. How does Bordetella pertussis affect respiratory cilia?

Question 30 30. Legionnaires' disease is most likely to be contracted from which of the following?

Bacterial Diseases of the Respiratory Tract Chapter Exam Instructions

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