Cardiolymphatic Micro Unit

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

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