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11) Microscopic examination of a lung biopsy shows spherules. What is the etiology? coccidioidomycosis 0 uhuynh Tue, 10 Jul 2012 00:38:26 GMT view revision history
10) Microscopic examination of a lung biopsy shows thick- walled cysts. What is the etiology? 10) pneumocytis 0 uhuynh Tue, 10 Jul 2012 00:38:26 GMT view revision history
9) The patient is suffocating because of the accumulation of dead tissue and fibrin in her throat. What is the etiology? Corynebacterium 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 06:02:08 GMT view revision history
8) Inhalation of arthroconidia is responsible for infection by what organism? Coccidioides 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:57:01 GMT view revision history
7) The recurrence of influenza epidemics is due to what? Antigenic shift. 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:45:42 GMT view revision history
6) Infection by what results in the formation of Ghon complexes? Mycobacterium tuberculosis 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:42:26 GMT view revision history
5) What are the different stages of Bordetella pertussis? Stage 1, cattarhal stage, likecommon cold.
Stage 2: Paroxymsmal stage: violgent coughing sieges
Stage 3: convalescence stage
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4) Know all the pathogens that can cause pneumonia. Which of the following does NOT cause pneumonia?
Which of the following does NOT cause pneumonia?
Legionella
Haemophilus
Histoplasma---
RSV
Mycoplasma
1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 04:03:38 GMT view revision history
3) What all can cause a positive tuberculin skin test? Which of the following CANNOT lead to a positive tuberculin skin test?
Vaccination
Current tuberculosis infection
Previous tuberculosis infection
Immunity to tuberculosis
Being near someone with tuberculosis--
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2) What microorganism causes symptoms that most resemble tuberculosis? Histoplasma 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 03:58:15 GMT view revision history
1) What are the differences between mycoplasmal pneumonia and viral pneumonia? Mycoplasmal pneumonia is treated with tetracyclines. 1 uhuynh Wed, 11 Jul 2012 03:56:10 GMT view revision history

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