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What are the major symptoms of Septicemia

Fever
Chills
Petechiae
Osteomyelitis

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What causes septicemia

Direct inoculation of an opportunistic pathogen into the blood

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What bacteria causes Endocarditis

Strep. spp (Gram +)
E. Coli (Gram -)

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What bacteria that causes Endocarditis is associated with Colon cancer

Strep. Bovis

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What Bacteria causes Rheumatic Fever/Heart Disease

Strep Pyogens

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Who is most at risk of getting Rheumatic Fever

Children 5-15 years old

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What do most children that have Rheumatic Fever experience first

Strep throat or scarlet fever

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What is the common name for Brucellosis

Undulant Fever

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What bacteria causes Brucellosis

Brucella melitensis

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How does one get Brucellosis

Contact with contaminated/infected Dairy products or animal parts

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What animals is Brucellosis found

Sheep and goats

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What bacteria causes Tularemia

Francisella tularensis

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What is the vector of Tularemia

Infected Tick

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What category of bioterrorism is Tularemia

Cat A

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What is Tularemia also known as

Rabbit fever

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What is a tell all symptom of the Plague

Buboes

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What bacteria causes Plague (bubonic)

Yersinia pestis

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What is the vector of the plague

Flea bite

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What are Buboes

Swollen painful lymph nodes

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What is the difference between Pneumonic and bubonic plague

pneumonic = pulmonary distress, no vector, no buboes

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How is Pneumonic plague transmitted

Person to person via aerosols and sputum

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What is a tell all symptom of lyme disease

Bulls eye rash

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What causes lyme disease

Borrelia burgdorferi

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What is the vector of Lyme disease

Tick

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What bacteria causes Relapsing fever

Borrelia recurrentis
Various Borrelia

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What is the vector that causes recurrent fever via Borrelia recurrentis

Human body louse

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What is the vector that causes recurrent fever via Various Borrelia

Soft ticks

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What bacteria causes Endemic Relapsing fever

Various borrelia

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What causes Louse-born relapsing fever

Human body louse

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What are the symptoms of Mono

Sore throat
Swollen lymph nodes
Fatigue
Enlarged spleen

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What causes Mono

HHV-4 (epstein-barr virus)

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What is the mode of transmission for Mono

Saliva

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What causes Cytomegalovirus infection

HHV-5 (cytomegalovirus)

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What are symptoms of Cytomegalovirus infection

Birth defects
Mono like symptoms
eye infection

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What is one of the most common opportunistic infections of AIDS patients that was discussed in class

Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5)

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What causes Yellow fever

Yellow fever virus

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What are tell all symptoms of Yellow fever

Stage 2 - Jaundice, black vomit

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What is the vector of Yellow fever

Mosquito

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What causes Dengue Fever

Dengue Virus

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What is another name for Dengue fever

Break-bone fever

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What is the vector of Dengue fever

Mosquito

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What percent of people with Dengue fever are asymptomatic

80%

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What causes Dengue Hemorrhagic fever

Dengue virus

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What form of dengue fever can kill people

Dengue hemorrhagic fever

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What can cause Ebola Hemorrhagic fever

Ebola virus

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What causes Marburg Hemorrhagic fever

Marburg virus

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How is Ebola and Marbug hemorrhagic fever transmitted

Person to Person

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What percent of people in africa die that have either Ebola or Marburg Hemorrhagic fever

90%