MRSA and Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens


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How do bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance?

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1. What is the difference between MRSA and VRSA?

2. What does the XDR stand for in XDR tuberculosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess what multi-drug resistance pathogens are. You will be quizzed on how bacteria evolves and XDR.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How bacteria evolves towards antibiotic resistance
  • The difference between MRSA and VRSA
  • The meaning of XDR
  • Drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • What MRSA stands for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related multi-drug resistant bacteria lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as MRSA and VRSA
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how bacteria is able to evolve and resist antibiotics

Additional Learning

View the accompanying lesson called MRSA and Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens to examine this science topic more closely. It covers the following objectives:

  • Review evolution and natural selection and how they relate to the evolution of bacteria
  • Identify what MRSA is and the dangers of this antibiotic-resistant drug
  • Understand the dangers of XDR tuberculosis