Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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