Microbiology Chapt. 19

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Microbiology Chapt. 19
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  1. The skin serves all of the following functions EXCEPT:
    A. allows passage of biologically important molecules
    B. provides a barrier against invading microbes
    C. participates in temperature regulation
    D. assists in vitamin D production
    E. prevents excessive water loss
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Normal skin microbiota are able to grow on the skin because of their resistance to
    A. sebum
    B. both A and B
    C. salt
    D. A, B, and C
    E. keratin
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. An infection of a hair follicle at the base of an eyelid is called a
    A. pimple
    B. carbuncle
    C. sty
    D. macule
    E. furuncle
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. One feature that differentiates Staphylococcus aureus from other staphylococci is its
    A. beta-lactamase production
    B. slime layer production
    C. both B and C
    D. both A and B
    E. coagulase production
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. All of the following can be caused by Staphylococcus aureus EXCEPT
    a. a carbuncle
    b. a sty
    c. impetigo
    d. scalded skin syndrome
    e. erysipelas
    e.
  6. Impetigo can be caused by
    a. Staphylococcus aureus
    b. Staphylococcus epidermidis
    c. Streptococcus pyogenes
    d. both A and C
    e. both B and C
    d.
  7. Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome is caused by
    A. staphylokinase
    B. beta-lactamase toxins
    C. exfoliative toxins
    D. coagulase
    E. lipase
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Doxycycline and benzoyl peroxide are used to treat
    A. swimmer's ear
    B. RMSF
    C. acne
    D. cat scratch disease
    E. bacteremia
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Cat scratch disease is caused by
    A. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    B. Rickettsia rickettsii
    C. Staphylococcus aureus
    D. Streptococcus
    E. Bartonella henselae
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Anthrax, which means "charcoal" in Greek, derives its name from which of the following aspects of the disease?
    A. the appearance of its eschars on the skin
    B. the necessity of burning animals killed by the disease
    C. the shape of B. anthracis colonies on agar
    D. the shape of its endospores
    E. the microscopic appearance of its cells
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. What is the pathogenic process underlying Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
    A. interference with host cell metabolism
    B. formation of biofilms in host tissues
    C. cellular damage via potent exotoxins
    D. damage to blood vessels
    E. stimulation of a strong immune response
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. "Pox" is a term synonymous with which of the following?
    A. a macule
    B. a whitlow
    C. a papule
    D. a pustule
    E. a vesicle
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Smallpox was the first human disease to be
    A. globally eradicated
    B. identified as a viral disease
    C. analyzed and studied on the genetic level
    D. treated with antiviral drugs
    E. re-created in an experimental animal
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. All of the following diseases are caused by poxviruses EXCEPT:
    A. chickenpox
    B. smallpox
    C. orf
    D. cowpox
    E. monkeypox
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which species of Clostridium is characterized by the development of gas gangrene?
    a. C. perfringens
    b. C. botulinum
    c. C difficile
    d. C lortetti
    e. C. bryantii
    a.
  16. All of the following are types of folliculitis caused by Staphylococcus bacteria EXCEPT...
    A. sty
    B. blister
    C. carbuncle
    D. furuncle
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Acyclovir is a chemotherapeutic agent used to treat
    A. acne
    B. herpes simplex
    C. measles
    D. smallpox
    E. anthrax
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Petechiae are subcutaeous hemorrhages associated with which of the following?
    A. RMSF
    B. herpes gladiatorum
    C. necrotizing fasciitis
    D. smallpox
    E. anthrax
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which of the following enzyme virulence factors is found in both S. aureus & S. epidermidis
    a. lipase
    b. coagulase
    c. beta-lactamase
    d. staphylokinase
    a.
  20. S. pyogenes & S. aureus share all of the following virulence factors EXCEPT
    A. pyrogenic toxins
    B. hyaluronic acid capsule
    C. coagulase
    D. M protein
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which of the following conditions is NOT associated with the reactivation of latent herpesvirus infections?
    A. malnutrition
    B. excessive stress
    C. poor overall health
    D. proper amounts of sleep
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Which is the correct order of stages of a poxvirus infection?
    A. macule, papule, vesicle, pustule, crust, scar
    B. vesicle, pustule, crust, macule, papule, scar
    C. macucle, papule, scar, vesicle, pustule, crust
    D. macule, pustule, vesicle, papule, crust, scar
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Papilloma viruses are associated with warts in all of the following areas EXCEPT the...
    A. anal perineum
    B. feet
    C. fingers
    D. trunk
    E. urinary bladder
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Members of which of the following virus families could best be used for biological warfare?
    A. Herpesviridae
    B. Parvoviridae
    C. Adenoviridae
    D. Poxviridae
    E. Polyomaviridae
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Which of the following viruses only exist in laboratory stocks?
    A. cowpox
    B. erythrovirus
    C. vaccinia
    D. varicella
    E. smallpox
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Which of these is the correct order of events in acne?
    A. skin, blackhead, whitehead, pustule
    B. pustule, whitehead, blackhead, skin
    C. skin, pustule, whitehead, blackhead
    D. skin, whitehead, blackhead, pustule
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Erysipelas is caused by
    a. Streptococcus pyogenes
    b. Staphylococcus aureus
    c. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    d. Staphylococcus epidermidis
    e. Bartonella henselae
    a.
  28. The resistance of Pseudomonas to a wide variety of antimicrobial drugs is due, in part, to its
    A. production of pyocyanin
    B. ability to form biofilms
    C. ability to utilize a wide range of carbon and nitrogen sources
    D. production of exoenzyme S.
    E. ability to grow in almost any moist environment
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Which of the following is NOT caused by papilloma viruses?
    A. whitlow
    B. gential warts
    C. plantar warts
    D. seed warts
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Massive infections of P. aeruginosa in patients are readily distinguished by the presence of
    A. thick, scablike crust
    B. growth in virtually any moist environment
    C. biofilms
    D. pyocyanin
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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