Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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