Micro 1 Chp 15 microbial mechanisms of pathogenicity

  1. Symptoms of tetanus are due to...





    A.
  2. Antibiotics can lead to septic shock if used to treat 





    A.
  3. A cell wall can increase a bacterium's virulence because cell wall lipid A 





    D.
  4. Botulism is caused by a proteinaceous exotoxin; therefore it can easily be prevented by  





    E.
  5. Which of the following organisms does NOT produce an exotoxin?  





    D.
  6. Septic shock due to gram-positive bacteria is caused by  





    B.
  7. Which of the following diseases is NOT usually contracted by the respiratory route?  





    A.
  8. Which is a method of avoiding phagocytosis?  





    C.
  9. Which of the following is NOT used by bacteria for attachment to a host?  





    C.
  10. Thirty-two people in San Francisco who ate jackfish caught at Midway Island developed malaise, nausea, blurred vision, breathing difficulty, and numbness from 3 to 6 hours after eating. The most likely cause of this food intoxication is...





    E.
  11. Which of the following cytopathic effects is cytocidal?  





    E.
  12. Pseudomonas aeruginosa produces a two-part exotoxin. The most likely pathologic effect of this toxin is...





    A.
  13. In response to the presence of endotoxin, phagocytes secrete tumor necrosis factor. This causes...





    D.
  14. Which of the following statements about exotoxins is generally false?  





    B.
  15. Gram-negative septic shock results from the following events. What is the second step?  





    E.
  16. Which of the following statements about M protein is false?  





    E.
  17. Patients developed inflammation a few hours following eye surgery. Instruments and solutions were sterile, and the Limulus assay was positive. The patients inflammation was due to...





    C.
  18. Injectable drugs are tested for endotoxins by....





    E.
  19. Siderophores are bacterial proteins that compete with animal  





    E.
  20. A needlestick is an example of which portal of entry?  





    D.
  21. Which of the following statements about staphylococcal enterotoxin is false?  





    E.
  22. Cholera toxin polypeptide A binds to surface gangliosides on target cells. If the gangliosides were removed,...





    A.
  23. The mechanism by which gram-negative bacteria can cross the blood-brain barrier?  





    A.
  24. The most frequently used portal of entry for pathogens is the...





    C.
  25. Bacteria that cause periodontal disease have adhesins for receptors on streptococci that colonize on teeth. This indicates that....





    B.
  26. Symptoms of protozoan and helminthic diseases are due to  





    B.
  27. Symptoms of tetanus are due to  





    E.
  28. Lysogenic bacteriophages contribute to bacterial virulence because bacteriophages...





    B.
  29. Poliovirus is ingested and gains access to tissues by which portal of entry?  





    C.
  30. Which of the following does NOT contribute to the virulence of a pathogen?  





    A.
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Micro 1 Chp 15 microbial mechanisms of pathogenicity
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