Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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Natural host of arena viruses
Causative bacteria in Louseborne (epidemic) Typhus
This genus has linear chromosomes and is highly motile
Plasmodium species responsible for 80% of malaria cases
Skin lesions seen in subacute endocarditis
Causative bacteria of Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis
The dog tick must feed for a minumum of _____ hours to transmit rocky mountain spotted fever
Prophylaxis with which drug greatly reduces risk of HIV infection following needle stick?
Cytoplasmic vacuoles that Anaplasma and Ehrlichia grow within
This organism causes Q fever
Cell type thought to harbor HIV virus and transport it to secondary lymph tissue
What type of animal commonly carries the bacteria that causes leptospirosis
Infection that causes elephantiasis
Co-receptor needed for HIV virus to enter cell.
Genus and species of vector that transmits Lyme Disease
Rheumatic fever follows which infection?
Genus and species of protozoan causing Babesiosis
Vector for E. chaffeenis (Genus and species)
Schistosoma species that lives in the urinary bladder
Malaria treatment that is effective against dormant parasites
Genus of the parasite responsible for malaria
A vector in which part of the parasite's life cycle occurs within the vector
Schistosoma species that lives in the small intestine
Virus that causes 'kissing disease'
Bacteria that causes rickettsialpox
Causative bacteria in Anaplasmosis
This disease mostly affects neutrophils
This zoonotic disease causes skin ulcers
Burkitt's Lymphoma is associated with which virus?
Non-painful macules seen in acute endocarditis
Change in the concentration of this ion activates the virulence factors in Y. pestis
This bacteria is extremely virulent even in very low numbers and is a potential bioterror weapon
Virulence factor B. burgdoferi uses to inhibit complement protein
Vector for R. rickettsii (genus)
Virus type that was confused with HIV early on and is associated with a rapidly fatal leukemia
Genus and species of vector that transmits Babesiosis
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This bacteria causes the plague
Causative bacteria in Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever
Helminth that causes Lymphatic Filariasis
Vector of the organism that causes the plague
Bacteria that causes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Vector for bacteria that cause tularemia
Gene that increases B. burgdoferi virulence by helping it evade the immune system
This disease causes neutropenia and thrombocytopenia and has a slightly shorter incubation period
This is a relapse disease caused by Rickettsiae that have remained dormant in reticuloendothelial cells
Genus and species of protozoan that causes Toxoplasmosis
Infection by this genus can cause acute, painful cellulitis in 24 hours
A vector in which no parasite development occurs within the vector
Brucella species carried by cattle
First line treatment for malaria
Type of female mosquito that transfers malaria causing parasite to humans
The main vector for A. phagocytophilum (genus)
Effectiveness of which cell type is directly related to life span in HIV patients?
Marburg and Ebola viruses are which type of virus?
Vector for R. prowazekii
The Brucella genus causes which condition in humans?
Vector for R. typhi
This genus has an affinity for endothelial cells and therefore infections by this organism oftern cause vasculitis.
Tularemia is caused by this bacteria
This is a potential causative agent for culture-negative endocarditis.
This organism is transmitted in its dry form in dust, especially in barnyards and slaughterhouses
Brucella species carried by goats and sheep
Vector that transmits R. akarii
Plasmodium daughter cells are called..
This Rickettsia virulence factor allows it to bud from endothelial cells and move to other cells without ever being exposed outside of a cell membrane
Healthcare workers in central Africa have a high infection rate of which virus?
This disease causes neutropenia and thrombocytopenia and has a slightly longer incubation period
This disease is biphasic, causing first a local eschar then later a diffuse spotted rash
Toxin that mediates Toxic Shock Like Syndrome (TSLS)
Classical symptom of HHV6 and HHV7 in children
Bacteria that causes leptospirosis
This form of plague is highly contagious via salivary droplets
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This condition causes bacillary angiomatosis
Acronym for multi-drug treatment for HIV
This condition causes interstitial pneumonitis
Intermediate host for schistosoma
Which condition has biphasic symptoms with the second phase including Weil's Disease
The vector for B. hermsii (genus)
The spotted rash in this disease does not affect the palms and soles
This disease causes a spotted rash that starts on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet
Dormant plasmodium cells are called..
Plasmodium species that prefers RBCs of all ages
The vector for B. recurrentis
Bubonic plague causes what to become black and hemorrhage?
Main vector for O. tsutsugamushi
Which Brucella species is not transmittable to humans?
Organism responsible for Lyme disease
Junin, Machup and Lassa viruses are which type of virus?
Main streptococcal species in subacute endocarditis
HTLV-1 has a tropism for which cell type?
Shape of responsible bacteria for Lyme disease
The causative agent of Louse-Borne Relapsing Fever
This organism causes cat-scratch fever
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma is associated with which virus?
Schistosoma species that lives in the descending colon
How long must the vector be attached for to transmit Lyme Disease?
Obligate intracellular parasites that require host-synthesized ATP
Causative bacteria in scrub typhus
A rash seen with this disease starts on the trunk and moves outward
Definitive host and reservoir of toxoplasmosis
Non-malignant, white/gray lesions on the tongue associated with EBV
The causative bacteria in leptospirosis is gram ____________.
Causative bacteria in Murine (endemic) Typhus
Complication seen in 10-20% of people after treatment for Lyme Disease that includes lingering fatigue, muscle aches and joint pain
Brucella species carried by swine
This organism causes trench fever
Brucella species carried by dogs
Which virulence factor in Y. pestis is responsible for destructive enzymatic activity directed towards the host

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