Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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