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Flashcards in Helicobacter Deck (10):
1

What virulence factor of Helicobacter is necessary to provide motility for penetration of mucus?

Flagella

 

2

What part of the body does Helicbacter grow?

gastrointestinal tract

3

What species of Helicobacter is associated with humans?

Helicobacter Pylori

*persistant gastritis

4

What virulence factor does helicobacter have that neutralized acid in the stomach?

Urease

*hydrolyzed to ammonium 

5

Which two organisms have the cytolethal distending toxin? 

Helicobacter and Campylobacter jejuni

6

What is the reservoir for Helicobacter?

Gastric mucosa 

7

True/False: 50% of humans carry Heliobacter Pylori

True

*80-100% of dogs/cats are infected with Helicobacter 

8

Is Helicobacter associated with Chronic or Acute inflammation?

chronic

9

What is the most common test for Hleicobacter?

Urease test 

10

True/False: Most helicobacter infections are subclinical

True