gastro 6 text edit.txt

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  1. All of the following are components of the gastrointestinal tract except the:
    Spleen.
  2. Microbial life on teeth was first observed by:
    Van Leeuwenhoek.
  3. Many peptic ulcers are due to:
    Helicobacter pylori.
  4. Bacillary dysentery is also called:
    Shigellosis.
  5. There are __________ known forms of gastroenteritis caused by Escherichia coli:
    Five.
  6. Bacillus intoxication is caused by:
    Bacillus cereus.
  7. The most common cause of infectious diarrhea in infants and children is:
    Rotaviruses.
  8. (+) ssRNA viruses that have been isolated from birds, cats, dogs, pigs, sheep, cows, and humans, and are a major cause of gastroenteritis, are the:
    Caliciviruses.
  9. Which of the following organisms produces aflatoxin, a carcinogenic substance?
    Aspergillus flavus.
  10. The human pinworm Enterobius vermicularis lives in the __________ of humans.
    Rectum.
  11. Typhoid fever is caused by the bacterium
    Salmonella enterica.
  12. Giardiasis is a waterborne gastrointestinal disease caused by Giardia intestinalis, which is a(n)
    Protozoan.
  13. Taeniasis is an infection caused by organisms known as
    Tapeworms.
  14. Cholera is a serious gastrointestinal illness caused by bacteria of the genus
    Vibrio.
  15. Botulism is a disease caused by the production of a potent neurotoxin by bacteria of the genus
    Clostridium.

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