Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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