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Loeffler & Hart: Introduction to Human Disease, Sixth Edition
Chapter 26 – Test Bank
Multiple Choice
1. Obstruction of the Eustachian tube can lead to infection by what mechanism:
A. It lacks a blood supply to carry phagocytes and antibodies
B. Normal flora is allowed to proliferate to levels where they become
pathogenic
C. This is an opportunistic infection that will only cause illness in the
immuno-compromised patient
D. Affecting the structural barrier defense mechanism
Ans: B
2. The clinical reason for ordering a gram-stain in addition to culture and
susceptibility includes which of the following:
I.
II.
III.
IV.
A.
B.
C.
D.
To identify whether the bacteria is gram positive or negative
To identify viral pathogens
Start antibiotic therapy, while waiting on the results of the culture
and susceptibility
To identify coccal and bacillary forms of bacteria
I, II, and III
II, III, and IV
I, III, and IV
I and IV
Ans: C
3. Staphylococcus aureus is part of our indigenous flora. If it becomes pathogenic,
which of the following is it likely to cause?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Scarlet fever
Acute pharyngitis
Necrotizing fascitits
Abscesses
Ans: D
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Loeffler & Hart: Introduction to Human Disease, Sixth Edition
Chapter 26 – Test Bank
4. Which bacterium are pregnant women screened for due to its devastating effects
on the baby?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Haemophilus influenzae
Neisseria meningitides
Group B streptococci
Ans: D
5. Which sexually transmitted disease has three stages, the first of which involves
development of a chancre?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Chlamydia
Trichomoniasis
Ans: A
6. Which of the following is an anaerobic organism that grows in soil and
proliferates and produces toxin in improperly canned vegetables?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Bordetella pertussis
Clostridium botulinum
Clostridium perfringens
Ans: C
7. Which of the following is the most common cause of atypical pneumonia?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Mycobacterium leprae
Bordetella pertussis
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Ans: C
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