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Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

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Medication against Enterobius/ thread/ pinworm?
Name a type of beta-lactam antibiotic
A mass of tissue, e.g. mushroom, is referred to as a...
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Would you like an extra mark to cheer you up?
One of two drugs used against dermatophytes
Name a type of beta-lactam antibiotic
What is the vector for river blindness?
What classification of fungus is Aspergillus fumigatus
Name one of eight common protozoa
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Name one of eight common protozoa
A filarial worm found in the tropics, lives in the lymphatic system
What does rifampicin inhibit?
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
Common name for nematodes?
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Full name of normal nose flora
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Word used to describe resident, normally harmless or beneficial bacteria
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Which drug is used to treat leishmaniasis?
Rifampicin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Ciprofloxaxin is an example of which type of DNA gyrase inhibitor?
Organisms coming from other humans, animals, food, etc
Technique of administering medicine to prevent the patient from contracting malaria?
Definitive host of toxoplasma gondii
Both drugs used against Plasmodium vivax
Commonest cause of UTI, but normal for bowel
How many years do symptoms persist for in the common Western type of hookworm?
Which food may contain Taenia solium?
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
More common name for African Trypanosomiasis?
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
What does chloramphenicol inhibit?
Name one of eight common protozoa
How many years do symptoms persist for in the common North Asia, etc, type of hookworm?
Which food may contain Taenia saginatum?
Vector for Latin American Trypanosomiasis?
One of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
What is the name of dog tapeworm disease?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Name one of eight common protozoa
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Vector for African Trypanosomiasis?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
What type of fungus can exist in two forms? E.g. Histoplasma capsulatum
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
One of two drugs used against dermatophytes
Zygotes inside a mosquito develop into what?
A filarial worm found in E & SE Asia, lives in the lymphatic system
Name one of 2 types of antibiotic that target nucleotide synthesis
Overgrowth of C. albicans in mouth causes which disease?
A non-vegetative form of gram positive bacteria
Which opportunistic bacteria invade the CNS during AIDS and cause meningitis?
Treatment against Bancroftian filariasis
Phylum of malaria?
African Trypanosomiasis: death takes hours, days, weeks, years or decades?
Full name of a gram negative diplococcus?
Important vector of Leishmania
Class of malaria?
One (often fatal) of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
Dramatic end symptom of Bancroftian filariasis
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
A filarial worm that circulates in the skin and eye?
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
Full name of a gram positive bacillus?
Which organ do sporozoites travel to?
In giardiasis, trophozoites attach to the mucosa of which organ?
One of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
Clarithromycin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Common name for cestodes?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Full name of hookworm species most commonly found in North Asia, South America, the Med?
What is the sex of nematodes?
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
Doxycycline is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Gentamicin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Microorganisms which reside for a short time in a particular site (no damage)
Enzymes that link aminosugars to the existing cell wall?
What is implanted into the mosquito's gut wall?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name one of eight common protozoa
Bacteria should not be found in the blood or the...?
Antihelminthic medication effective against flatworms
Full name of a gram positive bacillus?
What removes crystal violet from the thin gram negative cell wall?
Which medication kills protoscolices, e.g. in Hydatid disease?
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
Brain disease caused by toxoplasmosis
Name one of 2 types of antibiotic that target nucleotide synthesis
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Trichophyton rubrum infects the same sites as E. floccosum, and also...?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in pairs?
Common name for trematodes?
Shape of nematodes? (adj)
Possible shape of virus capsid? (adj)
Can invade/ damage when immunity compromised
What is the technical name for river blindness?
Which opportunistic bacteria invade the lungs during leukaemia?
Term for organisms from patient's own flora
The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in chains?
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
Which family of helminth is always hermaphroditic?
Strict anaerobes are killed in the presence of...?
Name a type of glycopeptide antibiotic
Mosquitoes ingest RBCs containing what?
How long after being infected with schistosomiasis does egg deposition occur?
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in bunches?
'Most important feature of an antibiotic'
A filarial worm which lives subcutaneously as an adult and in the blood as microfilariae
A liposomal IV drug used against Cryptococcus neoformans
Initial drug used against Plasmodium falciparum
Drug against river blindness
What type of animal is also affected by African Trypanosomiasis?
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
The name of the stinger that mosquitoes have?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
How many schistosoma eggs are deposited per day?
Digestive tube of trematodes ends in...?
Full name of hookworm species most commonly found in the West?
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
Which helminth (full name) causes dog tapeworm?
Possible shape of virus capsid? (adj)
Aminosugar only found in bacterial cell walls?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Epidermophyton floccosum infects the feet and...?
What is the shape of a yeast's body?
An oral drug used against yeast-like fungi
Which part of the body does Microsporum canis infect?

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