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Question 11.Without treatment, tularemia that impacts the lungs and other organs kills of patients.
Question 22.What is the most common possible route of exposure to Francisella tularensis?
Question 33.Outbreaks of epidemic typhus fever are less likely to occur in which type of population?
Question 44.What is the primary treatment for Q fever?
Question 55.What type of plague would you likely develop after inhaling respiratory droplets containing bacteria from another person?
Question 66.Developing small, flat, pink spots on the extremities several days after a tick bite is an indication that a patient has contracted what?
Question 77.Of the three main types of plague, which infects the lungs and is caught by inhaling aerosolized respiratory droplets?
Question 88.Diagnosis of Lyme disease is most definitive when
Question 99.How is Rocky Mountain spotted fever caused?
Question 1010.Which of the following statements about plague is accurate?
Question 1111.Most people catch anaplasmosis from _____.
Question 1212.Which of the following statements regarding Lyme Disease is TRUE?
Question 1313.Health officials in a small town hypothesize that a new disease is most likely being spread by an arthoprod vector.Which of the following scenarios BEST fits this hypothesis?
Question 1414.Anaplasma causes vague, flu-like symptoms, but it is unclear how it does this. What is the current theory for disease symptoms caused by anplasma?
Question 1515.The three major types of plague are:
Question 1616.Usually an arthropod vector transmits parasites through a bite. Rickettsia, the causative agent of Typhus fever, however, can also be transmitted another way. What is the alternative form of transmission for Rickettsia?
Question 1717.What two species are the primary resevoir hosts for Borrelia burgdorferi?
Question 1818.Coxiella burnetii is commonly found in:
Question 1919.Which of the following describes a bubo?
Question 2020.Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease in the united states uses what arthropod as a vector?
Question 2121.Sammy is a healthy twenty-year old who contracts erlichiosis. How would you expect his doctor to treat him?
Question 2222.An epidemiologist takes parasite samples from typhus victims. Why would this be important to diagnose the type of typhus?
Question 2323.Steve is a scout leader planning to take his troop on a hike in a tick endemic area. Steve has extensive knowledge in the area of tick bite prevention. How might he counsel his troop members to protect themselves from tick bites?
Question 2424.Which of the following statements about Toxic Shock Syndrome is FALSE?
Question 2525.When a pathogen is called highly virulent it means what?
Question 2626.Which of the following statements about Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS) is TRUE?
Question 2727.What do we mean when we say an organism is an obligate intracellular pathogen?
Question 2828.How is Rocky Mountain spotted fever initially diagnosed?
Question 2929.Most cases of Lyme disease require
Question 3030.While ticks can transmit Coxiella, the causative agent of Q fever, from animal to animal via tick bites, humans rarely contract Q fever from tick bites. What is the typical mode of transmission in humans?
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