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

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