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Question 11.Why are scientists debating if viruses are living organisms?
Question 22.A temperate virus is one that will first _____.
Question 33.Maria suspects she has a viral infection in her throat. If this is indeed true, which of the following must a swab of her throat reveal to be present?
Question 44.Why is it important that individuals infected with syphilis receive immediate treatment?
Question 55.Which of the following statements about chlamydia is FALSE?
Question 66.Chlamydia is caused by a _____ called Chlamydia trachomatis.
Question 77.How might a doctor CORRECTLY explain a patient's Toxic Shock Syndrome?
Question 88.Which of the following BEST provides an example of the way in which most people become exposed to Ehrlichia?
Question 99.A patient is admitted to the emergency room with strange, purple patches under different areas of his skin. How is this patient likely to be diagnosed prior to immediate quarantine?
Question 1010.How does Hepatitis A differentiate from Hepatitis B and C?
Question 1111.Which of the following are two effective ways to prevent the spread of a virus?
Question 1212.Which of the following statements comparing SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV is correct?
Question 1313.Typhoid fever is commonly acquired by:
Question 1414.What illness is caused by ingesting food containing preformed microbial toxins?
Question 1515.Salmonella bacteria localize and hide in the _____ in chronic carrier patients.
Question 1616.Compare the difference between the tachyzoite and bradyzoite stage of development in T. gondii.'
Question 1717.Treatment for Trichomonas vaginalis includes:
Question 1818.Why is it hard to detect a Toxoplasma gondii infection?
Question 1919.Tetanospasmin is also known as the:
Question 2020.Bill, a middle-aged man, went into the hospital for knee surgery. After leaving the hospital, he finds that he has symptoms in his knee similar to those one would expect from arthritis. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis of his condition?
Question 2121.Which of the following symptoms is NOT caused by tetanus?
Question 2222.A patient arrives in a hospital with symptoms of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Which of the following conditions is the patient most likely to have?
Question 2323.Which of the following statements is TRUE?
Question 2424.Why is parvovirus dangerous?
Question 2525.If you begin with 800 bacterial cells with a doubling time of 20 minutes, approximately how many bacteria will be present after 3 hours?
Question 2626.Cells are actively dividing and growing at an exponential rate during the _____.
Question 2727.Bacteria have nonessential, extrachromosomal pieces of DNA that can be passed between strains. These pieces of DNA are called _____.
Question 2828.If Martha is infected by a microbe with high pathogenicity, what does this signify?
Question 2929.Jackson has been ill for about a week. Shortly thereafter, his symptoms lessen as his immune system begins to control the pathogen. At which stage of the disease process does Jackson find himself?
Question 3030.Which of the following diseases is caused by the human papillomavirus and hinges on the horizontal disease transfer process?
Question 3131.What are complements?
Question 3232.Humoral immunity is the system of macromolecules which protects the human body from _____.
Question 3333.An antigen contains a(n):
Question 3434.Which of the following statements regarding Pneumocystis is TRUE?
Question 3535.Which of the following is a filamentous fungal pathogen that can cause disease in humans?
Question 3636.All of the following people have a risk factor for Aspergillus infection EXCEPT:
Question 3737.Which of the following symptoms is not related to bacterial meningitis?
Question 3838.How is pertussis spread?
Question 3939.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 4040.Attenuated version of viruses are found in _____ vaccines.
Question 4141.Which of the following describes fungi?
Question 4242.How do many Archaea obtain carbon?
Question 4343.How do eukaryotic and bacterial ribosomes differ?
Question 4444.A patient who returned to the United States after vacationing in Africa was feeling ill. After a thorough examination his doctor determined that the patient is suffering from malaria. Which of the following would the doctor prescribe to treat the condition?
Question 4545.What unique cell wall structure do mycobacteria have that Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria do not?
Question 4646.Class III of the Baltimore classification system contains dsRNA viruses. Which of the following statements about this class is TRUE?
Question 4747.How do newborn babies become infected with gonorrhea?
Question 4848.Which of the following statements about plague is accurate?
Question 4949.The rotavirus is transmitted from person to person through the orofecal route. Which of the following BEST explains why handwashing is critical in the prevention of the disease?
Question 5050.How are people often infected with Shigella?
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