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Illnesses & Infections of the GI Tract Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Campylobacter infection in humans can cause all of the following EXCEPT

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements most accurately describes how most cases of Campylobacter are treated?

Question 3 3. All of the following are considered higher risk for C. perfringens food poisoning EXCEPT

Question 4 4. Clostridium perfringens is a

Question 5 5. Why do the vast majority of deaths from cholera occur?

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Question 6 6. V. cholerae is a _____.

Question 7 7. All of the following statements about treating Salmonellosis are true EXCEPT

Question 8 8. Which of the following could be a potential source of Salmonella infection?

Question 9 9. The botulism exotoxin

Question 10 10. Infant botulism is most often acquired by

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Question 11 11. All of the following are symptoms of brucellosis EXCEPT

Question 12 12. The term used to describe the cyclic rise and fall of body temperature associated with brucellosis is

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning?

Question 14 14. In healthy adults, treatment for Staphylococcus food poisoning most often includes:

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about E. coli pathotypes is TRUE?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statement about E. coli is TRUE?

Question 17 17. Diagnosis of cholera is often limited to a patient exhibiting what classic symptom?

Question 18 18. All of the following are prevention methods for cholera EXCEPT

Question 19 19. If a patient is diagnosed with E. coli O157:H7

Question 20 20. The primary treatment for E. coli O157:H7 is

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Question 21 21. The symptoms of typhoid fever are a result of:

Question 22 22. How do most cases of typhoid fever in the United States occur?

Question 23 23. The designation O157:H7

Question 24 24. Using the classic Gram Stain, E. coli cells appear microscopically as

Question 25 25. How are people often infected with Shigella?

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Question 26 26. Shigella is described as a _____.

Question 27 27. Gary is suffering from stomach ulcers. His treatment will LIKELY involve _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST describes Helicobacter pylori?

Question 29 29. Campylobacter is most frequently acquired by

Question 30 30. An enterotoxin

Illnesses & Infections of the GI Tract Chapter Exam Instructions

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