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1

A grapelike odor with tissue color change to blue-green pus in a burn victim indicates:

Pseudomonas

2

The mating process of one gram negative bacteria to another, involving the pilus is called

conjugation

3

In 1928 the foundation for modern molecular genetics began by his discovery of transformation in bacteria:

Griffith

4

Which of the following hypersensitivity reactions would indicate transfusion rejection

Type 2

5

MacKonkey’s agar contains

Lactose and neutral dye

6

Which medium is best used to grow a virus:

tissue culture

7

Staph Aureus physical characteristics:

cluster-like

8

Gram positive bacteria that causes impetigo:

staphylococcus

9

Pt with grayish pseudomembrane across the lumen of the throat has:

diphtheria (Shick Test)

10

Female with foul smelling vaginal discharge has:

trichomonas

11

Necator americanus can be transmitted through:

walking on fecal infested sand barefoot.

(it is a hookworm – keep your shoes on because it will go through skin)

12

Secondary stage of treponema pallidum:

generalized rash

13

Sporothrix schenckii is transmitted primarily:

transcutaneously

14

Plasmodium vivax vector:

mosquito

15

Lyme disease bacteria:

borrelia burgdorferia

16

Anal cellophane scotch tape test: used to see if your pt has contracted

enterobious bermicularis

17



Most common sexually transmitted dx:

chlamydia

18

Funding for research is the primary responsibility of:

NIH

19

Which intracellular protozoa causes a 33% of brain damage:

Toxoplasma gondii

20

Which immunoglobulin readily crosses the placenta:

IgG

21

Which polio vaccine is live and attenuated?

Sabin

22

Mothers milk can best be described:

natural passive immunity

23

Which colliforms causes pneumonia with a red current jelly sputum:

klebsiella

24

Dental carries are primarily caused by:

streptococcus mutans

25

Which can be prevented by wearing shoes:

Necator americanus

26

Osteomyelitis is caused by gram positive what:

staphylococcus Aureus

27

Diarrhea, fatigue and weight loss over three days?

Giardia lamblia

28

Tertiary stage of treponema pallidum:

Gumma

29

Salmonella is most commonly found in:

poultry and eggs

30

The major fungal infection is associated with pigeon roosts:

torulosis