Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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