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91

What causes endemic typhus?

Rickettsiae typhi

92

Rickettsiae type affects which type of cells?

endothelial cells

93

What is the vector for Rickettsiae prowazeki?

louse

94

What is the vector for Rickettsiae typhi?

flea

95

What is the only rickettsial disease with no vector?

Q fever- Coxiella burnetti

96

What are some symptoms of typhus?

macular rash, high fever, acute bacteremia

97

What is the organism responsible for Rocky Mountain fever?

Ricketssiae Ricketsii

98

How if the Rock Mountain fever transmitted?

ticks

99

What STD is associated with chronic conjunctivitis and blindness?

chlamydia trachomatis

100

What disease is associated with standing water, e.g. in air-conditioning systems?

legionella pneumophilla

101

What disease is associated with birds?

Chlamydia psittici

102

What does chlamydia cause?

Conjunctivits, urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, lymphgranuloma venerum

103

What is the most common cause of epididymitis in men?

Chlamydia trachomatis

104

Parrot fever is the common name for what infection?

Chlamydia psittici

105

What fungus-like bacteria can mimic TB?

Norcadia

106

What causes lumpy jaw?

Actinomyces

107

What is the name for trench fever?

Rochalimaea quintana

108

What is the common name for coccidiodes immitis?

valley fever

109

How do yeast reproduce?

budding

110

How do molds reproduce?

by forming tubular structures

111

What fungi is associated with bat and bird feces?

Histoplasma capsulatum

112

What large capsulated yeast is commonly found in pigeon droppings?

cryptococcus neoformans

113

What causes status asthmaticus?

aspergillus

114

What is the medical name for ring worm?

Tinea corporis

115

How is tinea diagnosed?

KOH wet mount

116

What is jock itch?

Tinea cruris

117

What opportunistic yeast commonly affects immunocompromised patients?

candida albicans

118

What causes amoebic dysentery?

Entamoeba histolytica

119

What causes beaver fever?

Giardia lamblia

120

Which of the following is NOT a cause of bloody diarrhea: Shigella dysenteriae, Campylobacter jejuni, Giardia lambda, Entamoeba histolytica

Giardia lamblia