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1. Primary treatment for botulism:

a. Innate
b. Natural active
c. Natural passive
d. Artificial active
e. Artificial passive

e. Artificial passive

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2. Recovery from rotavirus gastroenteritis

a. Innate
b. Natural active
c. Natural passive
d. Artificial active
e. Artificial passive

b. Natural active

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3. An individual’s immunity to sheep scrapie

a. Innate
b. Natural active
c. Natural passive
d. Artificial active
e. Artificial passive

a. Innate

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4. Cholera vaccination

a. Innate
b. Natural active
c. Natural passive
d. Artificial active
e. Artificial passive

d. Artificial active

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5. Breast-feeding

a. Innate
b. Natural active
c. Natural passive
d. Artificial active
e. Artificial passive

c. Natural passive

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6. Which statement about electronically pasteurized food is incorrect?
a. Food will spoil
b. Food is exposed to ionizing radiation
c. Food is sterilized
d. Food is cold pasteurized
e. Chicken has been approved to be electronically pasteurized

c. Food is sterilized

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7. Vertically transmitted Parvovirus B19 can lead to:
a. Red rash
b. Deafness
c. Anemia
d. Brain damage
e. Cataracts

c. Anemia

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8. Which method can be used to destroy Prions?
a. Autoclaving
b. Radiation
c. Incineration
d. Formaldehyde
e. None of the above methods will destroy Prions

e. None of the above methods will destroy Prions

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9. Spasms of back muscles causing the head and heels to bow backward is called:
a. Flaccid paralysis
b. Risus sardonicus
c. Opisthotonus
d. Spongiform
e. Pseudomembrane

c. Opisthotonus

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10. Mangoes that are imported into the U.S.A. are electronically pasteurized to kill:
a. Insects
b. E. coli 0157:H7
c. Campylobacter
d. Salmonella
e. Trichinella

a. Insects

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11. The CDC recommends that all hospitals should test their water for the presence of the etiologic agent of Legionnaire’s disease _________________ outbreaks occur.
a. After
b. Before
c. The CDC does not recommend that water be tested for the etiologic agent of Legionnaire’s disease

a. After

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12. Which statement about Trichomoniasis is incorrect:
a. Treatment is Flagyl
b. Most infected men will have a STI
c. Helminth infection
d. Can transmit vertically
e. Can transmit horizontally

c. Helminth infection

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13. If antibiotic therapy doesn’t work a cholecystectomy is recommend for carriers of the microbe that causes this disease.
a. Salmonellosis
b. Campylobacteriosis
c. Winter Vomiting Disease
d. Typhoid
e. Botulism

d. Typhoid

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14. Long term consumption of nitrosamines in burnt hot dogs or bacon will increase a person’s susceptibility to:
a. Botulism
b. Cervical cancer
c. Ulcers
d. Liver cancer
e. Pneumonia

d. Liver cancer

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15. People with this disease often require a tracheotomy to survive:
a. Pertussis
b. Legionnaires
c. Diphtheria
d. Influenza
e. Botulism

c. Diphtheria

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16. The CDC recommends that young children or people with immune deficiencies should not consume alfalfa sprouts. This is so they would not be at risk for contracting:
a. Salmonella gastroenteritis
b. Viral gastroenteritis
c. Typhoid
d. Botulism
e. Hemolytic Uremic syndrome

e. Hemolytic Uremic syndrome

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17. This disease is also known as bacillary dysentery:
a. Shigellosis
b. Salmonellosis
c. Campylobacteriosis
d. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
e. Typhoid fever

a. Shigellosis

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18. Which statement about Reiter’s Syndrome is incorrect? (a---→d)
a. Sequelae to Salmonellosis
b. Sequelae to Shigellosis
c. Joint pain
d. Can lead to chronic arthritis
e. All the above statements are true

e. All the above statements are true

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19. Which one of the following is an example of temperature abusing food that is contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus?
a. Heating the food up in the microwave
b. Placing the food in the refrigerator
c. Cooking the food
d. Placing the food in the freezer
e. Leaving the food out at room temperature

e. Leaving the food out at room temperature

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20. Salpingitis due to infection with Neisseria gonorroheae can lead to: (mark 3 letters)
a. Infertility
b. Ovarian cancer
c. Ectopic pregnancy
d. Kidney damage
e. Chronic pelvic/abdominal pain

a. Infertility
c. Ectopic pregnancy
e. Chronic pelvic/abdominal pain

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21. The WHO is trying to reduce the incidence of tetanus neonatorum by:
a. Vaccinate newborn babies
b. Vaccinate pregnant women
c. Provide newborns artificial acquired passive immunity
d. Promote breast feeding
e. Educate the public to eat only cooked food and not drink dirty water

b. Vaccinate pregnant women

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22. Which type of improperly processed canned food is most likely to contain botulin?
a. Sauerkraut
b. Pickles
c. Citrus fruit
d. Red tomatoes
e. Green beans

e. Green beans

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23. The leading cause of mortality in infants around the world is:
a. Cholera
b. Salmonellosis
c. Rotavirus gastroenteritis
d. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
e. Tetanus neonatorum

c. Rotavirus gastroenteritis

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24. A sero-negative pregnant woman is exposed to a child who has measles. She would be given _____ to prevent vertical transmission of the etiologic agent of measles.
a. Post exposure vaccination
b. Antibiotics
c. Serum immune globulin
d. Vitamins
e. Acetaminophen

c. Serum immune globulin

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25. Campylobacteriosis is often misdiagnosed as:
a. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
b. Botulism
c. vCJD
d. Salmonellosis
e. Typhoid Fever

d. Salmonellosis