Flashcards in Chlamydia Deck (23):
The elementary body of Chlamydia is rigid because of __
Cross-linking of disulfide bonds
The elementary bodies of Chlamydia often infect what kind of cells in the body?
Columnar epithelial cells
How does a reticulate body produce elementary bodies?
False about Chlamydia reticulate body
B. Metabolically active
C. Fragile membrane
D. lack crosslinking of disulfide bonds
Elementary body ang infectious
How are serovars of C.trachomatis classified?
A. Major outer membrane proteins
B. Culture media
C. Presence of flagella
D. Oxidase test result
C.trachomatis affects humans only. T or F?
Infection of C.trachomatis stimulates long-lasting immunity. T or F?
Patients with trachoma infection may be also infected with gonorrhea. T or F?
Trachoma may lead to blindness due to scarring of this part of the eye
What abnormality is usually seen in conjunctivitis caused by trachoma?
A. Lack of muta
B. Milky muta
C. More tears
D. All of the above
Secondary stage of lymphogranuloma venereum, present in C.trachomatis infectionw
In culture process of C.trachomatis, ___ stains glycogen in inclusion bodies, that is why it is used
Antigen detection technique usually used in ER,OPD
Antigen detection technique usually used to confirm results of other diagnostic tests
What was C.pneumoniae originally called?
C.pneumoniae attaches to host cell via __
Major outer membrane proteins
Another name for psittacosis
C.psittaci mainly infects
psittacosis may be treated with erythromycin, true or false?
What serologic technique is usually used to detect C.psittaci?
Which organs may experience organomegaly in the pathogenic course of C.psittaci?
Liver and spleen
Which is TRUE?
A.peptidoglycan layer is lacking in Chlamydia
B.RB produces proteins when they enter and become EB
C.RB enters cell via receptor-mediated endocytosis and pinocytosis
D. conglomerations of RB produce inclusion cells
for B: EB produces proteins and becomes RB
for C AND D: EB dapat. NOT RB