Final Review Microbiology

  1. Guillain-Barre syndrome and Reye's syndrome are both:

    A) associated with influenza viruses
  2. All the following are considered forms of herpes simplex except:

    B) liver damage developing in young adults
  3. All the following may be associated with measles except:

    A) inflammation of the salivary glands
  4. Orchitis may develop in:

    A) post-adolescent males who have mumps
  5. The MMR immunization program has significantly affected the annual incidence of all the following diseases except:

    B) Chickenpox
  6. The antibody important in allergy reactions is

    A) IgE
  7. The antibody that renders immunity to the fetus after passing across the placenta

    C) IgG
  8. When individuals are vaccinated so that they produce antibodies to the antigens in the vaccine, they develop ________.

    B) artificially acquired active immunity
  9. When memory lymphocytes are re-stimulated by antigens to produce the same antibodies again, this is called:

    C) anamnestic response
  10. The disease involving formation of autoantibodies

    C) Grave's disease
  11. Most new cases of Hepatitis C are acquired by

    A) IV drug use
  12. Kaposi's sarcoma is:

    B) cancer of the blood vessels in skin
  13. A good way to monitor the progress of a patient with HIV is to test blood samples for:

    D) CD4 cell count
  14. The HIV virus primarily attacks the helper T-cell because:

    B) helper T cells have many CD4 receptor s
  15. Opportunistic diseases that can arise in Stage 4 of HIV infection include all except:

    B) Botulism
  16. Penicillin is useless for the treatment of primary atypical pneumonia because the causative organisms

    B) have no cell wall
  17. All the following are bacterial diseases of the lower respiratory tract except

    B) pertussis (whooping cough)

    pertussis is a bronchitis - upper respiratory tract infection
  18. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is commonly found in skin and intestinal flora, and in tap water. It can cause all except:

    B) food borne toxin poisoning in canned foods
  19. Which one of the following complications is not associated with E. coli O157:H7?

    C) rice water stools
  20. All the following apply to Lyme disease except

    A) the disease is named for a town in New Hampshire

    the disease was actually discovered in Lyme, CT
  21. Which of these infections is not a dermatomycosis?

    A) sporotrichosis

    dermatomycosis only infects superficial skin, nails, and hair.
  22. Most systemic mycoses are transmitted by:

    B) inhalation of spores from the environment
  23. The following is true of all systemic mycoses which we discussed in class except they:

    A) often progress to meningitis
  24. All of the following may be associated with Candida albicans except:

    D) pneumonia
  25. The fungi that can cause serious pulmonary infections that are seen in Wisconsin are:

    A) blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and aspergillosis
  26. Trichomonas vaginalis most commonly causes:

    C) chronic vaginitis
  27. In which life cycle do the larva enter through the skin?

    A) Nector americanus
  28. Head lice usually attach their nits to:

    B) hair very close to the scalp of the back of the neck
  29. Scabies is caused by:

    C) the itch or mange mite
  30. The following are true of Plasmodium sp., except

    C) acquired through the bite of a tick
  31. Typical signs of Lyme disease is a red rash and weeks later swelling of large joints
    a) true
    b) false
    a) true
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Final Review Microbiology