Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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