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Flashcards in Mycoplasma+chlamydia Deck (18):
1

What is the difference between staphylococcus aureus and mycoplasma?
A) Cell membrane
B) Peptidoglycan
C) Ribosomes
D) RNA

B) Peptidoglycan

2

A 24-year-old man experienced urethral discharge, on examination the culture showed
many pus cells but no other organism was detected, what could be a possible cause of this? (IMPORTANT Q)
A) Neisseria gonorrhea
B) Haemophilus influenza
C) Mycoplasma hominis

C)Mycoplasma hominis

3

A child presented with pneumonia. He had a prominent chest X-ray and a blood test showed hemolytic anemia. What might be the cause of this? (11' final)

Mycoplasma pneumonia

4

Why can’t we treat patients with chlamydia by β-lactames?

Because it does not contain peptidoglycan

5

10 year old child presented with cough with expectorant and hemolytic anemia, no fever.

Mycoplasma pneumonia

6

A man presented with urethral discharge. Microscopy of the discharge showed a lot of pus cells but no stainable microorganisms in gram smear. What could be the causative agent?
A) Mycoplasma pneumonia
B) Chlamydiae trachomatis
C) Mycoplasma hominis

B) Chlamydiae trachomatis

7

What is a characteristic of mycoplasma species?
A) They lack a cell wall
B) They lack cell membrane
C) they can't grow in artificial media

A) They lack a cell wall

8

What is a characteristic of mycoplasma? * Final 2009

No cell wall

9

What does characterize mycoplasma?

Lack of cell wall :)

10

A man presented with urethral discharge. Microscopy of the discharge showed a lot of pus cells but no stainable microorganisms in gram smear. What could be the causative agent?

Chlamydiae trachomatis

11

What is a characteristic of mycoplasma species?

They lack a cell wall

12

What causes atypical Pneumonia in Children?
A- M. Hominis
B- M. Pneumonia

B- M. Pneumonia

13

Which organism causes Lymphogranuloma venereum?

Chlamydia trachomatis

14

Which of the following causes ophthalmia neonatorum?(FB2 2013)

Chlamydia trachomatis

15

Which organism is an important cause of blindness especially in developing countries?(Final 2013)
A. Mycoplasma
B. Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydia trachomatis

16

What characterizes Mycoplasma? ( FB2 2014 )
A) Lack of cell wall
B) Lack of plasma membrane

Lack of cell wall

17

Which of the following bacterial pathogens cause urethral discharge and cannot be visualized?( FB2 2014 )

chlamydia trachomatis (if there was gonorrhea maybe it is the correct one coz of I&I)

18

Which of the following microorganism causes ophthalmia neonatorum?(FINAL 2014 )

chlamydia trachomatis