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Respiratory Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is Corynebacterium diphtheria transmitted?

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Question 2 2. What portion of the diphtheria toxin inhibits protein synthesis within an infected cell?

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Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a form of treatment or prevention for diphtheria?

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

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Question 5 5. Which of the following bacteria can cause bacterial meningitis?

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Question 6 6. Dennis has recently been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. He is having difficulty seeing and is experiencing seizures. Why are these types of symptoms occurring?

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Question 7 7. Phyllis has been suffering from a massive headache, along with feeling irritable and confused. She finally decides to seek medical attention. The physician who examines her at the urgent care clinic believes that Phyllis may have bacterial meningitis. What tool will the physician use to confirm her preliminary diagnosis?

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Question 8 8. Bacterial meningitis is a condition that results in inflammation of the protective membranes surrounding the _____.

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Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a sign of having active tuberculosis?

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Question 10 10. What are formed when a person with a healthy immune system 'walls off' the tuberculosis bacteria in the lungs?

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Question 11 11. Which is TRUE of a person with HIV?

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Question 12 12. An infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis that does not cause an individual to fall ill is known as which of the following?

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Question 13 13. Kelly is doing a research project about the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae. Before she even starts her research, which of the following would be a reasonable assumption about this bacterium?

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Question 14 14. Besides treating bacterial pneumonia with antibiotics, it might also be necessary to:

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Question 15 15. Jared is stocking a hospital ward that attends to patients with pneumonia. Which of the following is he NOT likely to order?

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Question 16 16. In regards to pneumonia, which of the following statements is NOT correct?

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Question 17 17. Which of the following causes Legionnaires' disease?

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Question 18 18. Where would the most likely place to find Legionella pneumophila be?

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Question 19 19. Legionella pneumophila uses which of the following for protection?

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Question 20 20. Legionnaires' disease is most likely to be contracted from which of the following?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are true statements about Bordetella pertussis EXCEPT:

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Question 22 22. Why are respiratory cilia important?

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Question 23 23. Treatment options for pertussis typically include which of the following?

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Question 24 24. How does Bordetella pertussis affect respiratory cilia?

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Question 25 25. The technical term for bad breath is _____.

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Question 26 26. In which of the following situations would a diagnosis of Pharyngitis be most appropriate?

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Question 27 27. Your doctor explains to you that you have _____, which is the technical term for strep throat.

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Question 28 28. The primary bacterium that causes strep throat is _____, a beta-hemolytic which causes the complete destruction of red blood cells.

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Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of diphtheria in an infected person?

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Question 30 30. Juan was feeling so sick that he drove himself to the emergency room, where he was later diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Why did the physician prescribe steroids, in addition to a course of antibiotics for treatment of his infection?

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Respiratory Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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