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An alternative name for bacterial pili is:
fimbriae
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Phage (or lysogenic) conversion can lead to
alteration of the bacterial phenotype
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Malaria is caused by infection with Plasmodium parasites. Which species causes the most severe form of malaria in the human population?
Plasmodium falciparum
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Protozoa parasites are classified according to their motility. Which parasites move by the actin-myosin motor complex
Apicomplexa
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A large fluid filled lesion (>1cm) due to an infectious agent is known as a
bulla
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Which organism is responsible for gas gangrene?
Clostridium perfrigens
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Many bacterial species are capable of causing meningitis, but there are five species, which are responsible for 90% of all bacterial meningitis cases. These are Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus au
Streptococcus pneumoniae
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Septicaemia (an active microbial infection of the blood) is also known as
sepsis
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Approximately, how many types of cold viruses are responsible for rhinitis in humans?
>200
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Typical pneumonia is caused by which infectious agent?
Streptococcus pneumoniae
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The presence of white blood cells (pus cells) in urine with negative microbial culture is known as:
sterile pyuria
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Which of the following is not a sexually transmitted disease? a) gonorrhoea b) AIDS c) shingles d) chlamydia e) syphilis
aids
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Which of the following antimicrobials inhibits bacterial protein synthesis? a) tetracycline b) penicillin c) polymyxin B d) rifampin e) sulphur drugs
tetracycline
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A potential alternative to antibiotics for human use in the fight against bacterial infections and the emergence of antibiotic resistance is ?
phage therapy
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Food poisoning can be caused by many different types of bacteria. As a percentage of estimated deaths versus cases of infection, which species is generally responsible for the highest mortality rate?
Campylobacter jejuni
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Campylobacter is responsible for the majority of cases of food poisoning in the UK, but which of these represents its atmospheric requirements for culture in the laboratory?
Facultative anaerobe
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Which of the following is a secreted pattern recognition receptor (PRR)? a) B-cell receptor b) T-cell receptor c) NOD-1 d) Mannose binding lectin e) Activated protein C
mbl
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Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) is due to defects in the activity of: a) xanthine oxidase b) NADPH oxidase c) acetyl hydrolase d) Nitric Oxide Synthase e) alcohol dehydrogenase
NADPH oxidase
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Recognition of bacterial lipopolysaccharide by macrophages is mediated by: a) Neonatal Fc receptor b) TLR4 c) TLR5 d) TLR9
TLR4
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Which of the following is NOT a secondary lymphoid organ/tissue? a) Lymph nodes. b) Mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). c) Spleen. d) Bone marrow. e) Payer’s patches
Bone marrow
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Which of the following cytokines promotes differentiation of a newly activated naïve CD4+ T cell along the T helper 2 (Th2) lineage? a) IL-4. b) IL-12. c) IL-2. d) TGF. e) None of the above.
il2
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Lymph: which of the following statements is CORRECT? a) It is pumped around the body under pressure by peristaltic action. b) It drains from tissues into blood capillaries. c) It is a distinct fluid not derived from blood plasma. d) It carries antige
d
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