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1

What does enterococcus faecalis cause?
A) pneumonia
B) endocarditis
C) cellulitis

B) endocarditis

2

what is a characteristic of Enterobacteriae?

Ferment wide range of carbohydrates

3

How can you differentiate between enterococcus & S. pneumonia?

Hemolysis test

4

A patient is suffering from UTI after insertion of a urinary catheter. Microscopy revealed a gram positive cocci arranged in small chains & non-hemolytic. what is the causative bacteria?

Enterococcus faecalis

5

A 7-year-old child is suffering from labor pneumonia. Lab results showed a gram positive diplococcus. What is the likely pathogen? *Final 2009

Streptococcus pneumonia

6

A patient is suffering from infective endocarditis. Lab results showed gram positive non-hemolytic pathogen arranged in short chains. What is the likely pathogen?

Enterococcus fecalis

7

What is a characteristic of Streptococcus pneumoniae?
A) Optochin sensitive
B) Uncapsulated
C) Normal nasophayngeal flora
D) Bile insoluble

A) Optochin sensitive

8

What is the main virulence factor of Streptococcus pneumonia?
A) toxin
B) Capsule

B) Capsule

9

What is the function of the polysaccharide capsule of streptococcus pneumoniae? (11' final)

Anti-phagocytic

10

What is a characteristic of Streptococcus pneumoniae?

Optochin sensitive

11

What is the main virulence factor of Streptococcus pneumonia?

Capsule

12

A 3-year old child got meningitis because of gram positive diplococci; which of the following vaccines he had probably missed? (FB2 2013)
A- Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
B-Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

13

Which of the following causes severe community acquired pneumonia? (FB2 2013)

Streptococcus pneumonia

14

A 35-year old lady presented with urinary tract infection. Her urine showed esculin positive diplococci. What is he most likely pathogenic agent? (Final 2013)
A. Streptococcus Pneumonia
B. Enterococcus faecalis

Enterococcus faecalis

15

What is true about streptococcus pneumoniae?( Final 2013)
A. Optochin sensitive diplococci
B. Bile soluble cocci in chains

Optochin sensitive diplococci

16

What is the virulence factor of streptococcus pneumonia?( FB2 2014 )

Capsule