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1

primary component of cell wall

lipoprotein or sterol

2

true or false: Mycoplasma always penetrates submucosa

False. It only does so in immunocompromised hosts.

3

Mycoplasma has affinity for the mammalian cell membrane. It resides usually in __ or __ tracts.

respiratory
urogenital

4

What do colonies of Mycoplasma look like in culture?

fried egg appearance

5

The specialized pore tip is used for ___

attachment to host cell

6

The specialized pore tip is rich in this substance: ___

proline

7

Attachment sites of Mycoplasma usually have this substance: __

sialic acid

8

carriage rate of Mycoplasma is directly proportional to __

number of sex partners

9

Which is not a pathogenic mechanism of Mycoplasma?
A. cytolysis
B. mononuclear action inhibition
C. nutrient competition
D. form elementary bodies to spread infection

D

D is for Chlamydia

10

True or False: In diagnosing Mycoplasma, microscopy exam is not needed.

True

11

tetracycline and azithromycin inhibit synthesis of:
A. sterol
B. lipids
C. protein
D. sugars

C

12

True or False: MCT is a vaccine available for prevention of mycoplasmic infections.

False. Walang vaccine para sa Mycoplasma.

13

True or False: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is apparent only in patients 5-20 years old.

False. All ages dapat.

14

Which is/are the most frequent presentations of M.pneumoniae?
A. tracheobronchitis
B. bronchiolitis
C. walking pneumonia
D. A and B
E. A,B and C

D

15

Tetracycline causes ___ in teeth, so that's why it's not so given anymore.

staining

16

attachment of M.pneumoniae to respiratory epithelial cell is mediated by ___

P1 adhesin

17

One of the pathogenic effects of M.pneuoniae is ciliostasis. What toxin causes this, exactly?

Community Acquired Respiratory Disease toxin

18

Ciliostasis w/CARDS toxin stimulated cytokines in __

to coordinate inflammatory response

19

Which is not associated with M.pneumoniae?
A. cough with bloody sputum
B. consolidation at X-ray
C. inflamed eardrum
D. erythema multiforme

A

non-productive ang cough ng Mycoplasma

20

Which of the following is not done in lab diagnosis of Mycoplasma?
A. ELISA
B. PCR
C. Culture
D. Microscopy

D

21

Cold agglutinin is a method used in diagnosing Mycoplasma. It is formed from which combination?
A. mycoplasma + WBC
B. mycoplasma + RBC
C. mycoplasma + platelet
D. mycoplasma + plasma

B

22

Mycoplasma hominis may cause:
A. pyelonephritis
B. UTI
C. ovary abscess
D. all of the abaove

D

23

Urea plasma urealyticum may cause:
A. pyelonephritis
B. nongonococcal urethritis
C. lung disease in low birthweight infants
D. UTI

B & C