Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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