Flashcards in Test 4 Deck (28)
M. Avium complex affects what group of people
those infected with late stage HIV
Two tuberculosis pathogens
M Bovis, M. Avium
M Bovis turberculosis
Upper respiratory infections include
Strep throat and scarlet fever
lower respiratory system is mostly sterile
EIA tests diagnose which upper respiratory infection?
Bacteria, viruses and fungi cause what three lower respiratory infections?
Bronchotis, pnemonia, bronchiolotis
TCT damage ciliated cells is related to
Is whooping cough gram negative or gram positive?
What vaccine prevents whooping cough?
Acid fast cell wall bacteria transmitted person to person
Vaccines for tuberculosis include
BCG, live avirulent M Bovis ( not widely used inU.S)
Treatment for TB
Prolonged, many antibiodics
A positive skin test for TB means current infection?
No, it can mean current or previous
TB was once the leading cause of death in the U.S and no longer is a problem
False, it still is a problem
What type of TB is multiple drug resistant and rare in the U.S
Lung inflammation with many etiologies
Milder type of pnemunia
Mycoplasmal Pneumonia is what type of pneumonia
A typical walking
Mycoplasmal Pneumonia is common in
young children and adults
gram negative rod found in water Transmitted by inhaling aerosols; not transmitted from human to human
potentially fatal pneumonia that tends to affect older men who drink or smoke heavily, have chronic diseases or suffer from immune deficit
occurs as primary infectious event
Common in infants; 4500 deaths annually. Causes cell fusion (syncytium) in cell culture
severe diarrhea with bloody mucus
How long do symptoms of intoxication take to appear?
implies growth of a pathogen