ch 22 micro

Card Set Information

Author:
whylove0001
ID:
217659
Filename:
ch 22 micro
Updated:
2013-05-04 19:20:30
Tags:
finals
Folders:

Description:
micro ch 22
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user whylove0001 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. rose-gardener's disease
    Sporotrichosis
  2. Aflatoxins
    Mycotoxins associated with liver cancer
  3. sclerototic bodies
    choromoblastomycosis
  4. cryptococcosis
    pulmonary infection following close contact to birds
  5. psedallescheria
    mycetoma
  6. pityriasis
    patches of hyperpigmented and depigmented skin on the trunk and arms
  7. trichophyton rubrum
    infection of the hair, nail, and skin
  8. psilocybe cubensis
    produces a hallucinogenic toxin
  9. amanita phalloides
    mycetismus
  10. claviceps purpurea
    produces a toxin that is used to treat migraine headaches
  11. T/F: griseofulvin is an effective antifungal with no serious side effects
    true
  12. T/F: dermatophytes, which live on the surface of the skin, are always pathogenic
    false
  13. T/F: fungi that cause systemic mycoses are uniformly acquired by ingesting contaminated food
    false
  14. T/F: the seriousness of coccidioides infection can be attributed to the formation and rupture of spherules
    true
  15. T/F: in endemic regions of the united states, close to 90% of the population test postive for histoplasma capsulatum
    true
  16. T/F: hypersensitivity to aspergillosis is due to the formation of ball-like fungal hyphae in the cavities produced by previous TB
    false
  17. T/F: histoplasma and coccidioides produce filtrates on the lungs that can be seen on X-ray images
    true
  18. very few cases of cryptococcal infections are caused by the variant cryptococcus neoformans
    false
  19. severe mycetismus may require a liver transplant
    true
  20. vaccines to prevent fungal infection are widely available
    false
  21. most fungi exist as _____ and function as the major decomposers of organic material
    saprobes
  22. infections with _____ are commonly acquired by person-to-person contact
    dermatophytes
  23. diagnosis of fungi may require culturing them at different temperatures to demonstrate their
    dimorphic
  24. ______ dissolves keratin and cellular material in skin scrapings, leaving only the fungal cells for examination
    potassium hydroxide
  25. fungal cells can be stained black in tissue sections by using ______ stain
    gomori methenamine silver
  26. instead of cholestrol, the walls of fungi contain _______.
    ergosterol
  27. the "gold standard" of antifungal agents is
    amphotericin B
  28. the antifungal agent ______ interfers with microtibles formation and chromosomes seperation
    griseofulvin
  29. the presence of ______ in a sample from the lungs is a diagnostic for coccidioidomycoisis
    spherules
  30. histoplasma ______ is limited to Africa
    duboisii
  31. the production of distinctively spiny spores is diagnostic for ________.
    histoplasma capsulatum
  32. exposure to _______ species most commonly cause only allergies
    Aspergillus
  33. ______ can be diagnosed when clusters of budding yeast and branching pseudohyphae are present along with correlated symptoms
    candidiasis
  34. opportunistic infection with ______ may develop into a series of nodular, pus-filled lesions on a limb
    sporothrix schenckii
  35. chronic infections of malassezia furfur result in ________.
    pityriasis

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview