Human Anaplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention


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What is Anaplasma phagocytophilum?

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1. Which antibiotic is the treatment of choice for anaplasmosis?

2. Most people catch anaplasmosis from _____.

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This quiz and corresponding worksheet assess your understanding of the anaplasma phagocytophilum bacteria and the method of infection. Practice questions also examine symptoms, treatment and prevention of anaplasmosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to test your knowledge about:

  • The cause of anaplasmosis
  • The route of infection
  • Symptoms of anaplasmosis
  • Treatment options
  • Steps to prevent infection

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you with the following skills:

  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of tick-borne infection
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding anaplasma phagocytophilum and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about preventing anaplasmosis

Additional Learning

Learn more about the properties of human anaplasmosis with the interactive lesson. The lesson is called Human Anaplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention. Topics include:

  • Identifying anaplasma phagocytophilum and its route of transmission
  • Anaplasmosis symptoms
  • The importance of preventing misdiagnosis
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Prevention