Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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Infection that causes elephantiasis
This zoonotic disease causes skin ulcers
This condition causes bacillary angiomatosis
Non-malignant, white/gray lesions on the tongue associated with EBV
Prophylaxis with which drug greatly reduces risk of HIV infection following needle stick?
The main vector for A. phagocytophilum (genus)
Causative bacteria in Murine (endemic) Typhus
This disease is biphasic, causing first a local eschar then later a diffuse spotted rash
A vector in which no parasite development occurs within the vector
Genus and species of protozoan causing Babesiosis
The vector for B. recurrentis
This is a potential causative agent for culture-negative endocarditis.
Schistosoma species that lives in the urinary bladder
This disease mostly affects neutrophils
This organism is transmitted in its dry form in dust, especially in barnyards and slaughterhouses
Dormant plasmodium cells are called..
Rheumatic fever follows which infection?
This bacteria causes the plague
Genus and species of vector that transmits Babesiosis
First line treatment for malaria
Cell type thought to harbor HIV virus and transport it to secondary lymph tissue
Vector for E. chaffeenis (Genus and species)
Healthcare workers in central Africa have a high infection rate of which virus?
Schistosoma species that lives in the small intestine
Causative bacteria in scrub typhus
The Brucella genus causes which condition in humans?
Genus and species of protozoan that causes Toxoplasmosis
This condition causes interstitial pneumonitis
This disease causes neutropenia and thrombocytopenia and has a slightly longer incubation period
Causative bacteria in Anaplasmosis
Vector that transmits R. akarii
Which virulence factor in Y. pestis is responsible for destructive enzymatic activity directed towards the host
This disease causes a spotted rash that starts on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet
Genus and species of vector that transmits Lyme Disease
Skin lesions seen in subacute endocarditis
This form of plague is highly contagious via salivary droplets
Change in the concentration of this ion activates the virulence factors in Y. pestis
Non-painful macules seen in acute endocarditis
Bacteria that causes leptospirosis
Malaria treatment that is effective against dormant parasites
Bacteria that causes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Brucella species carried by swine
Natural host of arena viruses
The spotted rash in this disease does not affect the palms and soles
Causative bacteria of Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis
Brucella species carried by goats and sheep
Toxin that mediates Toxic Shock Like Syndrome (TSLS)
This disease causes neutropenia and thrombocytopenia and has a slightly shorter incubation period
The vector for B. hermsii (genus)
Brucella species carried by dogs
Which condition has biphasic symptoms with the second phase including Weil's Disease
Acronym for multi-drug treatment for HIV
Plasmodium daughter cells are called..
Vector for R. prowazekii
This is a relapse disease caused by Rickettsiae that have remained dormant in reticuloendothelial cells
Bacteria that causes rickettsialpox
Virus type that was confused with HIV early on and is associated with a rapidly fatal leukemia
HTLV-1 has a tropism for which cell type?
Causative bacteria in Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever
Marburg and Ebola viruses are which type of virus?
A vector in which part of the parasite's life cycle occurs within the vector
What type of animal commonly carries the bacteria that causes leptospirosis
This genus has an affinity for endothelial cells and therefore infections by this organism oftern cause vasculitis.
Plasmodium species that prefers RBCs of all ages
Genus of the parasite responsible for malaria
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma is associated with which virus?
The causative bacteria in leptospirosis is gram ____________.
This bacteria is extremely virulent even in very low numbers and is a potential bioterror weapon
The causative agent of Louse-Borne Relapsing Fever
Vector for bacteria that cause tularemia
Causative bacteria in Louseborne (epidemic) Typhus
Shape of responsible bacteria for Lyme disease
Virus that causes 'kissing disease'
Gene that increases B. burgdoferi virulence by helping it evade the immune system
Co-receptor needed for HIV virus to enter cell.
This organism causes cat-scratch fever
Vector of the organism that causes the plague
Main streptococcal species in subacute endocarditis
A rash seen with this disease starts on the trunk and moves outward
Definitive host and reservoir of toxoplasmosis
Tularemia is caused by this bacteria
Type of female mosquito that transfers malaria causing parasite to humans
Cytoplasmic vacuoles that Anaplasma and Ehrlichia grow within
Intermediate host for schistosoma
This organism causes trench fever
Brucella species carried by cattle
Helminth that causes Lymphatic Filariasis
Burkitt's Lymphoma is associated with which virus?
This organism causes Q fever
Infection by this genus can cause acute, painful cellulitis in 24 hours
Complication seen in 10-20% of people after treatment for Lyme Disease that includes lingering fatigue, muscle aches and joint pain
Vector for R. rickettsii (genus)
Organism responsible for Lyme disease
Which Brucella species is not transmittable to humans?
Main vector for O. tsutsugamushi
Virulence factor B. burgdoferi uses to inhibit complement protein
This genus has linear chromosomes and is highly motile
The dog tick must feed for a minumum of _____ hours to transmit rocky mountain spotted fever
Plasmodium species responsible for 80% of malaria cases
Bubonic plague causes what to become black and hemorrhage?
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
Classical symptom of HHV6 and HHV7 in children
How long must the vector be attached for to transmit Lyme Disease?
Effectiveness of which cell type is directly related to life span in HIV patients?
Obligate intracellular parasites that require host-synthesized ATP
Vector for R. typhi
Junin, Machup and Lassa viruses are which type of virus?
Schistosoma species that lives in the descending colon

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