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1

Define ASx bacteruria

> 10^3 without Sx

2

Most specific urine test?

Urine dipstick nitrite

3

List 3 agents of neg. culture UTI

Ureaplasma urealyticum
Chlamydia
Mycoplasma hominis

4

Who is assoc. with hemorrhagic cystitis in BMT pts?

Adenovirus, serotype 11

5

HR groups for Salmonella infxn

Young, old, immunocomp, and dudes with prosthetic devices

6

Which HLA haplotypes is associated with enteropathic arthritis?

HLA-B27

7

Which Vibrio species are associated with contam. sea water?

V. vulnificus and V. parahemolyticus

8

Whichplasmid is associated with pathogenicity in Yersinia enterocolitica?

pYV

9

What test has the highest S/S for E. histolytica?

EIA

10

Hyponatremia is associated with which bug?

Legionella

11

most common way to diagnose Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia?

IgG and IgM

12

Which virus causes SARS?

Coronavirus

13

MCC normal valve endocarditis?
MCC abnormal valve endocarditis?
MCC prosthetic valve endocarditis?

1. S. aureus

2. viridans Strep or HACEK

3. S. epi

14

anterior frontotemporal hemorrhagic encephalitis?

Temporal encephalitis is associated with HSV-1.

15

most common cause of winter viral encephalitis?

lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

Coxsackie, are the main causes of summer/fall epidemics.

16

most common bacterium found in prosthetic joint infections?

Staphylococcus epidermidis

17

most common cause viral myocarditis?

Coxsackie B

18

viruses not commonly detected by culture:

EBV
Rubella
Arboviruses
Rotaviruses
Rhabdoviruses

19

Which species of Leishmania is most commonly associated with mucocutaneous leishmaniasis?

L. brasiliensis