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2. which of these elements is not required during a viral infection?

  • energy such as GTP/ATP provided by the host cell
  • amino acids provided by the host cell
  • ribosomes provided by virus
  • genomic nucleic provided by virus
  • ribosomes provided by the host cell

3. which of the following is incorrect?

  • gonorrhoea is caused by a gram-negative rod shaper bacterium
  • neisseria gonorrhoea translocates across the epithelial cells of mucus membranes
  • gonorrhoea can cause prostatitis
  • gonorrhoea can cause a disseminated infection
  • gonorrhoea can cause a painful urethra

4. indirect transmission of zoonotic infection may involve:

  • ingestion of contaminated food
  • a scratch or bite
  • an intermediate vector eg mosquito tick, flea
  • sexual contact
  • aerosol transmission

5. microbial polysaccharides are used as:

  • medicines for treating heart attack patients
  • the major component of single cell protein production
  • viscosity extenders in aqueous solution
  • increasing the growth rate of infants
  • antibiotics for treating infections


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