Brucellosis: Infectious Disease Caused by the Brucella Bacteria

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All of the following are symptoms of brucellosis EXCEPT

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1. Brucella is

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the characteristics of brucellosis. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include identifying the symptoms of brucellosis and knowing the fundamental characteristics of Brucella.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on the following:

  • Symptoms of brucellosis
  • Fundamental characteristics of Brucella
  • Term describing the cyclic rise and fall of body temperature
  • Most common way to acquire Brucella
  • Occupation(s) at risk for Brucella exposure

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characteristics of Brucellosis and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the symptoms of brucellosis

Additional Learning

To learn more about what Brucella can do to the body, review the corresponding lesson titled Brucellosis: Infectious Disease Caused by the Bacterium Brucella. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the concept of bacteria
  • Identify the legacy of weaponized Brucella
  • Know the four species of Brucella
  • Recognize the difference between food infection and food poisoning
  • Understand how brucellosis is diagnosed and treated
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