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1

M. Avium complex affects what group of people

those infected with late stage HIV

2

Two tuberculosis pathogens

M Bovis, M. Avium

3

M Bovis turberculosis

non human

4

Upper respiratory infections include

Strep throat and scarlet fever

5

lower respiratory system is mostly sterile

true

6

EIA tests diagnose which upper respiratory infection?

Strep throat

7

Bacteria, viruses and fungi cause what three lower respiratory infections?

Bronchotis, pnemonia, bronchiolotis

8

TCT damage ciliated cells is related to

whooping cough

9

Is whooping cough gram negative or gram positive?

Negative

10

What vaccine prevents whooping cough?

TdAP

11

Acid fast cell wall bacteria transmitted person to person

Turberculosis

12

Vaccines for tuberculosis include

BCG, live avirulent M Bovis ( not widely used inU.S)

13

Treatment for TB

Prolonged, many antibiodics

14

A positive skin test for TB means current infection?

No, it can mean current or previous

15

TB was once the leading cause of death in the U.S and no longer is a problem

False, it still is a problem

16

What type of TB is multiple drug resistant and rare in the U.S

XDR-TB

17

Lung inflammation with many etiologies

Pnemonia

18

Milder type of pnemunia

Walking

19

Mycoplasmal Pneumonia is what type of pneumonia

A typical walking

20

Mycoplasmal Pneumonia is common in

young children and adults

21

gram negative rod found in water Transmitted by inhaling aerosols; not transmitted from human to human

Legionellosis

22

potentially fatal pneumonia that tends to affect older men who drink or smoke heavily, have chronic diseases or suffer from immune deficit

Legionellosis

23

occurs as primary infectious event

Viral pnemonia

24

Common in infants; 4500 deaths annually. Causes cell fusion (syncytium) in cell culture

RSV

25

severe diarrhea with bloody mucus

Dystentery

26

How long do symptoms of intoxication take to appear?

1-48 hours

27

implies growth of a pathogen

infection

28

inflammation of the brain

Encephalitis