Science Quiz / Microbiology 1

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the microbiology term?

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Easy Math II
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/112 Timer 20:00
HintAnswerExtra
Gas gangrene and 'double zone' of hemolysis on blood agar
E. coli exotoxin that causes watery diarrhea by overactivating guanylate cyclase and decreasing NaCl/H2O resorption in gut
Stain used to diagnose Whipple's disease
Rash starting at wrists and ankles then spreads to trunk, palm, and soles
Type of leprosy characterized by high cell-mediated immunity with largely Th1 response
Toxin prevents release of stimulatory signals at neuromuscular junctions resulting in flaccid paralysis
Tx of actinomyces
Red currant jelly sputum
Tx of gardnerella
Major cause of blood diarrhea in children that commonly precedes Guillain-Barre syndrome
Gram positive + catalase positive + coagulase positive cocci in clusters
Gray vaginal discharge w/ fishy smell
Exotoxin that causes pharyngitis by inactivating elongation factor EF-2
Severe pneumonia + GI symptoms after exposure from environmental water source
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in vertebral body
Bacteria w/ no cell wall
Maculopapular rash on palms and soles
Strain of E. coli that includes labile toxin/stable toxin and no inflammation or invasion
Associated w/ wound and burn infections
Bacteria w/ high lipid content in cell wall detected by carbolfuchsin in acid-fast stain
Most common cause of otitis media in children
Group A streptococci expresses this virulence factor that helps prevent phagocytosis
Hilar node + Ghon focus in nonimmune host
Transfer of plasmid and chromosomal genes
Bacterial structure resistant to dehydration, heat, and chemicals
Chocolate agar is a special culture requirement for
Cherry red epiglottis in child
Tx of Listeria meningitis in infants, immunocompromised, elderly
Spastic paralysis + lockjaw
Host antibodies against this toxin used to diagnose rheumatic fever
What type of antibiotic is ineffective against aerobes because they require O2 to enter bacterial cell?
Tx of Lyme disease
Yellow pigment-producing bacteria
Yellow sulfur granules
Bacterial structure that gives rigid support and protects against osmotic pressure
People with chronic granulomatous disease have recurrent infections with microbes that are
Strain of E. coli that invades intestinal mucosa and causes necrosis and inflammation, no toxins produced
E. coli exotoxin that causes watery diarrhea by overactivating adenylate cyclase, increasing Cl- secretion in gut
HintAnswerExtra
Gram negative cocci
Novobiocin sensitive gram positive cocci
Strain of E. coli that adheres to apical surface, flattens villi, prevents absorption
Cat scratch disease
Name one urease-positive microbe
Fibrocaseous cavity lesion in upper lobe
'Rice water' diarrhea
Quellung reaction occurs in microbes that possess a
Glove and stocking loss of sensation + spread by armadillos
Pseudomembranous pharyngitis + lymphadenopathy
Novobiocin resistant gram positive cocci
Lobar pneumonia in alcoholics and diabetics
Nausea/vomiting within 1-5 hours of eating warm rice
Causes mesenteric adenitis that can mimic Crohn's or appendicitis
Expanding bull's eye red rash + flu-like symptoms + facial nerve palsy
Substance on gram positive cell walls that induces TNF and IL-1
Gram positive + catalase negative diplococci + positive quellung reaction
Gram positive anaerobe w/ branching filaments
Screen syphilis with
Strawberry tongue + impetigo + polyarthritis
B-hemolytic bacteria causing meningitis in newborns
Prophylactic tx of M. avium-intracellulare
Spiral-shaped bacteria visualized by dark-field microscopy
Colonizes the gut and can cause bacteremia and subacute endocarditis in colon cancer patients
Name one facultative intracellular bug
India ink stain
Most common cause of duodenal ulcers
Name one bacteria that does not Gram stain well
Tx of Neisseria
Silver stain
No rash + monocytes with berry-like inclusions in cytoplasm
Name one bacteria that stains with Giemsa
Anemia + thrombocytopenia + acute renal failure
Normal flora of oropharynx that causes dental caries
Prevalent among surfers
Weakly acid fast branching filamentous bacteria
Type of leprosy characterized by low cell-mediated immunity with a humoral Th2 response
Confirm diagnosis of syphilis with
HintAnswerExtra
Toxin prevents release of inhibitory neurotransmitters in spinal cord
Exotoxin that causes GI mucosal damage and dysentery by removing adenine from rRNA to inactivate 60S ribosome
Substance on gram negative outer membrane that induces TNF and IL-1
Painless chancre
Gram negative + oxidase positive microbe that grows at 42 degrees Celsius
Causes disseminated, non-TB disease in AIDS
Eaton's agar is a special culture requirement for
Red pigment-producing bacteria
Pseudomembranous colitis secondary to antibiotic use
Tx of H. influenzae meningitis
Central rash spreading out and sparing palms and soles
Ability to take up naked DNA from the environment
Rose spots on abdomen + fever + headache + diarrhea
Chronic pneumonia in cystic fibrosis patient
Most common cause of meningitis
Blue-green pigment
Penicillins and cephalosporins act in this phase of the bacteria growth curve
Lowenstein-Jensen agar is a special culture requirement for
Infection w/ mycobacterium tuberculosis in nonimmune host
Bacitracin resistant + B-hemolytic bacteria that colonizes the vagina
Staph aureus expresses this virulence factor that binds Fc region of Ig and prevents phagocytosis
Bacterial virulence factor that binds Fc region of Ig and prevents opsonization and phagocytosis
Bacterial structure that mediates adherence to surfaces, especially foreign surfaces
Tellurite plate, Loffler's media are special culture requirements for
Flu-like symptoms + jaundice + photophobia w/ conjunctivitis
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
Citrobacter, Klebsiella, E. coli, Enterobacter, and Serratia are tested in what type of media?
Edema factor of this microbe mimics adenylate cyclase enzyme and is responsible for black eschar on skin
Tx of Nocardia
'Actin rockets' move thi facultative intracellular microbe from cell to cell
Strain of E. coli that produces Shiga-like toxin and hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Black colonies on cystine-tellurite agar
Only bacterium with polypeptide capsule containing D-glutamate
Rickettsia and chlamydia are what type of microbes?
Diabetes + malignant otitis externa
Ingestion of these spores in honey causes floppy baby syndrome

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Created Jul 12, 2012ReportNominate
Tags:extra, term

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: