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Understanding Blood-Borne Bacterial Diseases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Prevention of tularemia includes all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. The bacteria Francisella tularemia is which of the following?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about tularemia is TRUE?

Question 4 4. Once a patient is diagnosed with plague of any type, what type of treatment would be administered?

Question 5 5. Which characteristic of pneumonic plague makes it different than either bubonic or septicemic plague?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following predicts why a diagnosis of bubonic plague would be difficult?

Question 7 7. Dr. Thompson confirms that his patient is suffering from Toxic Shock Syndrome. Which of the following could confirm the presence of this syndrome?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about Toxic Shock Syndrome is FALSE?

Question 9 9. How might a doctor CORRECTLY explain a patient's Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Question 10 10. Coxiella burnetii is:

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Question 11 11. Coxiella burnetii is commonly found in:

Question 12 12. How do most humans acquire Coxiella?

Question 13 13. What is the cause of Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

Question 14 14. What causes the rash associated with Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about Rickettsia is TRUE?

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Question 16 16. The rash associated with typhus fever is a result of which of the following?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is TRUE of antibiotic treatment for typhus fever?

Question 18 18. An epidemiologist takes parasite samples from typhus victims. Why would this be important to diagnose the type of typhus?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements regarding Lyme Disease is TRUE?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Though many strategies are and have been used for Lyme disease prevention, one key element in all of them is _____.

Question 22 22. In the United States today, plague exposure is exceedingly rare. However, every year a small number of people are infected and develop the plague. What animal would be the most likely carrier of the disease?

Question 23 23. If you were looking under a microscope and trying to identify whether a sample contained Yersinia pestis, what characteristics would you expect to find?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would be the most effective method for preventing the spread of plague?

Question 25 25. What is the most common possible route of exposure to Francisella tularensis?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about plague is accurate?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a common source of Toxic Shock Syndrome infection?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is TRUE of Q fever symptoms?

Question 29 29. Which of the following BEST describes the most common symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

Question 30 30. Outbreaks of epidemic typhus fever are less likely to occur in which type of population?

Understanding Blood-Borne Bacterial Diseases Chapter Exam Instructions

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