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2. Which of the following sexually transmitted infections can cause ulceration?

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Bacterial vaginosis

3. What is the name of a microbe that requires salt to grow?

  • Extreme halophile
  • Halophile
  • Non-halophile
  • Halotolerant
  • Xerophile

4. Which of the following does NOT apply to the lysogenic cycle in viruses?

  • No virus particles are produced
  • The host cell is killed by the virus
  • Viral DNA is incorporated into the host's genome
  • Can be activated by stress multiplying
  • The viral DNA replicates when the host cell divides

5. What is the definition of epidemic?

  • A disease that is constantly present in the population at low incidence
  • A number of cases occur, usually in a short period of time, in an area where usually only isolated cases have been reported
  • When a disease occurs in an unusually high number of individuals in a population at the same time
  • Individual cases occur in geographically distinct areas (not linked)
  • A widespread, usually global disease


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