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Overview of Fungal Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are AIDS patients particularly susceptible to serious cases of cryptococcosis?

Question 2 2. How do people acquire cryptococcus?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE regarding treatment of cryptococcus?

Question 4 4. What is meningitis?

Question 5 5. Cryptococcus is a _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is characteristic of dimorphic fungus?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about Candida is TRUE?

Question 8 8. A woman taking antibiotics develops vulvovaginitis caused by Candida. How is Candida able to cause infection?

Question 9 9. Who are at a higher risk of developing Candidiasis?

Question 10 10. Thrush is characterized by:

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Question 11 11. How do people acquire histoplasmosis?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of histoplasmosis?

Question 13 13. Who would be LEAST likely to develop a serious illness from Histoplasma infections?

Question 14 14. Why is Histoplasma considered dimorphic?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements regarding the treatment of histoplasmosis is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. What type of treatment is most often required for ringworm?

Question 17 17. Ringworm is caused by a:

Question 18 18. How is ringworm transmitted?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a symptom related to ringworm?

Question 20 20. What is a fomite?

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Question 21 21. All of the following people have a risk factor for Aspergillus infection EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a place where Aspergillus is typically found?

Question 23 23. Sarah is walking in the woods, and she inhales some Aspergillus mold spores. What should she do and why?

Question 24 24. Aspergillus is a _____

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about Aspergillosis is TRUE?

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Question 26 26. _____ are NOT generally at risk for developing Pneumocystis pneumonia.

Question 27 27. Pneumocystis jiroveci was originally incorrectly classified as a(n) _____.

Question 28 28. How is Pneumocystis pneumonia commonly treated?

Question 29 29. How is Pneumocystis most commonly diagnosed?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements regarding Pneumocystis is TRUE?

Overview of Fungal Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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