Microbiology Mycology Review

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  1. Fungi are divided into 5 classes based on:
    A) their fruiting body structure
    B) their type of sexual production
    C) types of infections they cause
    D) their type of asexual reproduction
    B) their type of sexual production
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  2. With most fungi, reproduction occur:
    A) almost continuously by sexual means, and asexual only periodically
    B) continuously by both sexual and asexual means
    C) almost continuously by asexual means, and sexually only periodically
    D) by sexual means only
    C) almost continuously by asexual means, and sexually only periodically
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  3. Most fungi can be classified as saprobic, which means:
    A) they live on body surfaces as part of normal flora
    B) they feed on dead organic matter
    C) they consume live preformed organic matter
    D) they are normally nonpathogenic
    B) they feed on dead organic matter
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  4. Vegetative mycelium:
    A) is responsible for gathering nutrients for the mold
    B) contains yeast forms
    C) contains reproductive structures
    D) is what gives the mold is color and texture
    A) is responsible for gathering nutrients for the mold
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  5. New genetic forms of fungi evolve when:
    A) there is a mixing of chromosomes during sexual reproduction
    B) there is overuse of antibiotics
    C) asexual reproduction occurs producing variety of spores
    A) there is a mixing of chromosomes during sexual reproduction
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  6. The distinctive characteristic of the dermatophytes is:
    A) the presence of macroconidia
    B) the ability to cause systemic disease
    C) hyphae are septate
    D) hyphae are aseptate
    A) the presence of macroconidia
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  7. Dermatomycosis are superficial skin infections, and often develop into systemic infections
    a) true
    b) false
    b) false
  8. Culture on Sabouraud’s agar is used primarily:
    A) to diagnose systemic mycoses in blood, fluids, lung aspirates
    B) as a treatment for Tinea infection
    C) to identify presence of encapsulated yeast
    D) for ID of dermatophytes in clinical specimens
    A) to diagnose systemic mycoses in blood, fluids, lung aspirates
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  9. Which of these infections is caused by a dermatophyte?
    A) rosethorn disease
    B) moniliasis
    C) ringworm
    D) thrush
    C) ringworm
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  10. Dermatomycosis refers to fungal disease:
    A) that resists antibiotic treatment
    B) of the hair, skin, and nails
    C) that only occurs only in the southwest U.S.
    D) that spreads to the internal organs
    B) of the hair, skin, and nails
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  11. The following is true of all systemic mycoses which we discussed in class except:
    A) they are all dimorphic
    B) can be treated with Amphotericin B
    C) often cause only superficial infection
    D) can be diagnosed by fungus culture
    C) often cause only superficial infection
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  12. Most systemic mycoses are transmitted by:
    A) ingesting spores
    B) inhalation of spores from the environment
    C) contact with infected blood or body fluids
    D) person to person contact
    B) inhalation of spores from the environment
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  13. An India ink prep might be ordered on a cerebrospinal fluid to see encapsulated yeast, which is diagnosis of:
    A) Histoplasma capsulatum
    B) Cryptococcus neoformans
    C) Candida albicans
    D) Aspergillus fumigatus
    B) Cryptococcus neoformans
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  14. Which of the following applies to the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans?
    A) the organism is normally found in the human intestine
    B) the organism grows in dropping of pigeons
    C) the organism is a mold at body temperature
    D) the organism is an anaerobic fungus
    B) the organism grows in dropping of pigeons
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  15. Histoplasmosis is primarily a disease of
    A) the lungs
    B) soldiers and other military personnel
    C) oak trees and grape vines
    D) the winter months
    A) the lungs
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  16. Aspergillus fumigatus causes several diseases. If spores of this organism become localized in earwax, Hyphae may invade the auditory canal. This condition if referred to as
    A) Coccidioidomycosis
    B) Aspergilloma
    C) Otomycosis
    D) Sporotrichosis
    C) Otomycosis
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  17. Some fungal diseases are caused by an organism that is normally found in the human intestine. This “opportunistic” pathogen is:
    A) Cryptococcus neoformans
    B) Candida albicans
    C) Blastomyces dermatiditis
    D) Sporothrix schenkii
    B) Candida albicans
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  18. All of the following are associated with Candida albicans except:
    A) Vulvovaginitis
    B) a distortion of the fingernails called onychia
    C) Thrush
    D) Meningitis
    D) Meningitis
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  19. A patient with a veneral disease goes to her gynecologist. She had pruritis, a whitish “cheesy” discharge, and burning internal pain. The physician’s diagnosis probably is:
    A) Meningovaginitis
    B) Darling's disease
    C) Sporotrichosis
    D) Yeast infection
    D) Yeast infection
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  20. Candida albicans infection of the intestine may occur as a result of:
    A) overgrowth of certain bacteria in the intestine
    B) production of fungal toxins
    C) overuse of antibiotics
    D) excessive intake of alcoholic beverages
    C) overuse of antibiotics
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  21. One could identify a culture as being Candida albicans by observing:
    A) its ability to produce germ tubes
    B) its typical colony morphology
    C) the type and location of disease its causing
    D) its ability to form blastospores
    A) its ability to produce germ tubes
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  22. Candida albicans is a part of the normal flora of the upper respiratory tract, the vagina, the skin and the intestinal tract:
    a) true
    b) false
    a) true
  23. Which is also called onychia?
    A) Vaginal Candidiasis
    B) Cutaneous Candidiasis
    C) Systemic Candidiasis
    D) Oral Candidiasis
    B) Cutaneous Candidiasis
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  24. Nystatin is:
    A) a toxin produced during the growth of Claviceps purpurea
    B) a supplement added to fungal growth media
    C) an antifungal agent used to treat Candidiasis
    d) none of the above
    C) an antifungal agent used to treat Candidiasis
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  25. A “yeast infection” in humans usually refers to:
    A) the infection due to Candida albicans
    B) a form of coccidioidomycosis
    C) infection with Saccharomyces ellipsoideus
    D) an untreatable and usually fatal fungal infection
    A) the infection due to Candida albicans
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  26. Tinea diseases are dermatophytoses caused by several different genera of fungi. Each of the following is identified in this chapter as causing tinea except:
    A) Emmonsiella
    B) Trichophyton
    C) Microsporum
    D) Epidermophyton
    A) Emmonsiella
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  27. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?
    A) Tinea unguium - groin ringworm
    B) Tinea corporis - body ringworm
    C) Tinea cruris - nail ringworm
    D) Tinea pedis - athlete's foot
    C) Tinea cruris - nail ringworm
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  28. Pneumocyctis jirovecii was formerly in the:
    A) Kingdom Protista
    B) Viruses
    C) Kingdom Monera
    D) Kingdom Plantae
    A) Kingdom Protista
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  29. Often thrives in earwax:
    A) Aspergillus fumigatus
    B) Blastomyces dermatitidis
    C) Candida albicans
    D) Cryptococcus neoformans
    A) Aspergillus fumigatus
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  30. The drug often used to treat cryptococcosis is:
    A) Griseofulvin
    B) Nystatin
    C) Fluconazole
    D) Gentian violet
    C) Fluconazole
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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