keywords:
Bookmark and Share



Front Back
Which statement about fungi is FALSE A all fungi are unicellular B all fungi have eukaryotic cells C fungi are heterotrophic D most fungi are aerobic E few fungi are pathogenic to humans
A
Which statement about helminths is FALSE A they are heterotrophic B they are multicellular C they have eukaryotic cells D all are parasites E some have male and female reproductive organs in one animal
D
17 patients in 10 hospitals have cautaneous infections caused by Rhizopus. In all 17 patients elastplast bandages wee placed over sterile gauze pads to cover wounds 14 patients had surgical wounds, 2 had Venous line insertion sites, 1 had a bite wound. Lesions present when the bandages were removed ranged from vesiculopustular eruptions to ulcerations and skin necrosis requiring debridement. Fungi are more likely than bacteria to contaminate bandages because A they are aerobic B they can tolerate low moisture conditions C they prefer a neutral environment (pH7) D they have a fermentative metabolism E they cannot tolerate high osmotic pressure
B
1-arthroconidium 2-ascospore 3-basidiospore 4-blastoconidium 5-chlamydoconidium 6-conidiospores 7-sporangiospore 8-zygospore Which of these spores are characteristics of penicillium A. 1 & 2 B. 3 & 4 C. 2 & 6 D. 1 & 4 E. 4 & 6
C
In mid-Dec, a woman with insulin dependent diabetes who had been on prednisone fell and received an abrasion on the dorsal side of her right hand. She was placed on penicillin. By the end of Jan the ulcer had not healed and she was referred to a plastic surgeon. Jan,30 a swab of wound was cultured at 35°C on blood agar. On the same day a smear was made fire gram staining. The gram stain showed showed large (10um) cells. Brownish waxy colonies grew on the blood agar. Slide cultures set up on Feb 1 & incubated at 25°C showed septate hyphae and single conidia. The most likely cause of infection is a A gram neg bacteria B dimorphic fungus C parasitic alga D yeast E protozoan
B
Which of the following is mismatched A dinoflagellate - paralytic shellfish poisoning B brown alga - Alhim C red algae - agar D diatoms - petroleum E green algae - prokaryotic
E
Helminthic disease are usually transmitted to humans by A respiratory route B genitourinary route C gastrointestinal route D vectors E aerosols
C
Cercariae, metacercaria,miracidia and.rediae are stages in the life cycle Of A cestodes B trematode C nematodes D sporozoans E sarcodina
C
Which stage immediately precedes the adult A cercaria B metacercaria C miracidium D redia E proglottid
B
Which of the following arthropods does NOT transmit diseases by sucking blood from a human host A lice B fleas C houseflies D mosquitoes E kissjng bugs
C
A definitive host harbors which stage of parasite A miracidium B cyst C adult D larva Ask of the above
C
What do tapeworms eat A intestinal bacteria B host tissues C red blood cells D intestinal contents E Plant matter
D
The life cycle of a fish tapeworm is similar to that of a beef tapeworm. Which of the follow is the most effective preventative measure A salting fish before eating B refridgerating stored fish C cooking fish before eating D wearing gloves while handling fish E not swimming in fish infested waters
C
x of y cards