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Respiratory Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Treatment options for pertussis typically include which of the following?

Question 2 2. How does Bordetella pertussis affect respiratory cilia?

Question 3 3. How is pertussis spread?

Question 4 4. All of the following are true statements about Bordetella pertussis EXCEPT:

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

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Question 6 6. 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?

Question 7 7. Bacterial meningitis is a condition that results in inflammation of the protective membranes surrounding the _____.

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Why do patients with pneumonia experience lung congestion?

Question 10 10. Besides treating bacterial pneumonia with antibiotics, it might also be necessary to:

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Question 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12. Jared is stocking a hospital ward that attends to patients with pneumonia. Which of the following is he NOT likely to order?

Question 13 13. You are asked to identify a sample of bacteria under the microscope as either Streptococcal bacteria or Staphylococcal bacteria. Which of the following observations would lead you to identify the bacteria as Streptococcal bacteria?

Question 14 14. In which of the following situations would a diagnosis of Pharyngitis be most appropriate?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. The technical term for bad breath is _____.

Question 17 17. Legionnaires' disease is most likely to be contracted from which of the following?

Question 18 18. Legionella pneumophila uses which of the following for protection?

Question 19 19. Where would the most likely place to find Legionella pneumophila be?

Question 20 20. Which of the following causes Legionnaires' disease?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of diphtheria in an infected person?

Question 22 22. What portion of the diphtheria toxin inhibits protein synthesis within an infected cell?

Question 23 23. The diphtheria toxin is a type of _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a form of treatment or prevention for diphtheria?

Question 25 25. What can we conclude from a positive tuberculin skin test?

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Question 26 26. What are formed when a person with a healthy immune system 'walls off' the tuberculosis bacteria in the lungs?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a sign of having active tuberculosis?

Question 28 28. Which is TRUE of a person with HIV?

Question 29 29. Why are respiratory cilia important?

Question 30 30. 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?

Respiratory Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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