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

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