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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
1 Two days after a beach party, a 22-year-old female experiences diarrhea for three days. Her symptoms are most likely due to:
 
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Question 2
2 Which of the following diseases does not have symptoms due to exotoxin?
 
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Question 3
3 A positive culture of gram-negative rods from a stool sample would indicate the presence of:
 
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Question 4
4 Ulcers can be cured with:
 
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Question 5
5 Which of the following microorganisms is not usually transmitted by unpasteurized milk?
 
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Question 6
6 Microscopic examination of a stool sample from a patient with giardiasis should reveal:
 
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Question 7
7 Which of the following is not transmitted by contaminated water?
 
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Question 8
8 A man is hospitalized after experiencing seizures. A CT scan shows multiple cysts in his brain. One possible diagnosis is:
 
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Question 9
9 A man is hospitalized after experiencing seizures. A CT scan shows multiple cysts in his brain. A serological test shows he has antibodies against Taenia solium. This disease is acquired by ingesting:
 
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Question 10
10 Which of the following diseases is not characterized by nausea and diarrhea?
 
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Question 11
11 Several hours after a picnic, a 15-year-old male experiences nausea, abdominal pain, and vomiting for 24 hours. A culture from the picnic food grows gram-positive, endospore-forming rods. The etiology is:
 
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Question 12
12 Foods that have been cooked and cooled, but not refrigerated before consumption, are vehicles for transmission of all of the following microorganisms except which one?
 
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Question 13
13 Which of the following is not transmitted by fecal contamination of food or water?
 
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Question 14
14 Which of the following diseases has symptoms due to endotoxin production?
 
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Question 15
15 Exotoxins are not responsible for the symptoms of:
 
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Question 16
16 Antibiotic therapy is appropriately used to treat:
 
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Question 17
17 Which one of the following microorganisms does not enter through the mouth?
 
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Question 18
18 A vaccine is not available for:
 
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Question 19
19 Your microscopic examination of a stool sample reveals proglottids. What is the disease?
 
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Question 20
20 Which of the following can be identified by culturing on differential media?
 
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