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Question 1
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Which disease is correctly matched with the common portal of entry?
 
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Question 2
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If a patient has a deep tissue infection as the result of an animal bite on the arm, the portal of entry is described as the:
 
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Question 3
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The ID50 for cutaneous anthrax due to Bacillus anthracis is 10-50 endospores, while the ID50 for inhalation anthrax is 10,000 to 20,000 endospores. This means that:
 
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Which would be the most unlikely location to find adhesin molecules on a newly discovered bacterium?
 
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Question 5
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What cell structure does Neisseria gonorrhoeae use to attach and enter host epithelial cells?
 
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Question 6
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Which of the following would not affect the ability of Streptococcus mutans to attach to teeth?
 
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Question 7
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Which of the following is not true for bacterial capsules?
 
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Question 8
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Capsules play a role in the virulence of all of the following except:
 
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Question 9
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Which of the following is not an A-B exotoxin?
 
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Question 10
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Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
 
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Question 11
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Which of the following eukaryotic molecules/structures can be responsible for movement of bacteria within host cells?
 
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Question 12
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All of the following are true of A-B exotoxins except:
 
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Question 13
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Which of the following bacterial toxins binds to nerve cells, preventing chemical communication between nerve and muscle cells?
 
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Question 14
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Which is true of endotoxins?
 
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Question 15
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Which is not true of exotoxins?
 
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Which is not true of endotoxins?
 
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Question 17
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Which of the following is not a cytopathic effect of viruses?
 
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Question 18
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Which of the following events leads to all of the others in a pyrogenic (fever) response?
 
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Question 19
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The pathogenicity of which the following is not the result of lysogeny?
 
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Question 20
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Saxitoxin is produced by:
 
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