Microbiology- infectious diseases affecting the GI tract

Studying for my Final- infectious diseases affecting the GI tract. Can my professor just give me this exam as my Final? :)

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The disease MUMPS is caused by a

Bacterium
Virus
Fungus

The causative agent for MUMPS is

Mumps bacterium- genus paramyxovirus
Shigella- genus paramyxovirus
Mumps pyogenes - genus paramyxovirus
Mumps Virus - genus paramyxovirus

Most Mumps cases occurs in

Teenagers 13-19 y/o
Children under the age of 15
Elderly people

Mumps is usually treated with

Antibiotics
Supportive tx
Wait for resolution

How can you prevent MUMPS

MMR (measles,mumps,rubella) LIVE attenuated vaccine when you turn 5
MMR (measles,mumps,rubella) LIVE attenuated vaccine at 12 to 15 months, no 2nd dose required
MMR (measles,mumps,rubella) LIVE attenuated vaccine at 12 to 15 months, 2nd dose at 4-6 y/o
MMR (measles,mumps,rubella) LIVE attenuated vaccine at 12 to 15 months, 2nd dose at 15 y/o
There is no prevention for MUMPS

Can health care workers and college students who HAVE NOT had MMR vaccine still receive it? (Yes or No)

Does the MMR vaccine provide 100% protection against the disease? (yes or no)

How is MUMPS transmitted?

On Facetime with someone who is contaminated
Through salivary and respiratory secretions (Droplet contact)
Vector
Fomites

Helicobacter pylori is the causative agent for which disease

Salmonella
Shigella
Gastritis/Ulcers

Gastritis/Ulcers is caused by a

Fungus
Gram + Bacteria
Gram - Bacteria
Virus

How is Gastritis/ Ulcers transferred

Oral- fecal
Droplet contact
Vehicle (food,beverage)
None of the above

How is gastritis/ ulcers treated?

Antibiotics
Antiviral
Fluid & electrolytes

Prevention for Gastritis/Ulcers ....

Avoiding contact with H.Pylori
Vaccine
Cranberry juice
None of the above

What is the causative agent of Shigella

Gram + Shigella
Gram - Shigella
iphones .. haha there was really no other possible answer c'mon now

What does shigella invade?

the villus cells of the small intestine
the villus cells of the large intestine
The blood

How is Shigella transmitted ?

Select the two correct answers
Vectors
Fecal-oral
Direct contact
Droplet contact

How is shigella treated

Antiviral drugs
Supportive care
Antibiotics

How do you prevent Shigella?

Personal hygiene only
Food hygiene only
Food and personal hygiene
Vaccine

Enterotoxin is an exotoxin that affects the enteric (GI), and damages the mucosa and Vili (True or False)

The Shiga toxin is less damaging than enterotoxin. (True or False)

Salmonella is a

Virus
Bacteria
Fungus

Salmonella is transmitted Via

Select the two correct answers
Vehicle (food, beverage)
droplet contact
Fecal-oral