Microbiology- infectious diseases (Respiratory)

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Relenza (Zanamivir) is a tx option for the flu that treats Influenza A,B, and C (True or False)

What can an ear infection lead to if not treated?

Symptoms of the flue include

Headache, chills, dry cough, rash, and sore throat
Headache, chills, dry cough, body aches, fever, stuffy nose, and sore throat
Cough, body aches, fever, stuffy nose, and fatigue only on the first dat

Paryngitis/ Group "A" Strep is an inflammation of the


The Flu begins in the upper respiratory tract, but in serious cases may also affect the lower respiratory tract. (True or False)

Haemophilus influenza infections have reduced with introduction of a childhood vaccine against it in 1980's

Which complication is least expected to happen when Pharyngitis is caused by S.Pyogenes?

Scarlet fever
Rheumatic fever
Necrotizing Fasciitis

What is the prevention for otitis media caused by Haemophilus influenza?

HIB Vaccine
Hyigiene practices
BCG Vaccine
Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

An ear infection is also referred to as..

Otitis media

What is the prevention for Rhinitis ?

Personal Hygiene practices
Food hygiene
There is no prevention for this disease

Whooping cough is also referred to as...

Common cold
Group A strep
Otitis media

Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) can treat and prevent influenza. ( True or False)

There are two distinc Symptom phases for Pertussis. (True or False)

All are influenza causative agents except...

Influenza A
Influenza B
Influenza C
Influenza D

Whooping cough is prevented with

Select the two correct answers
Antibiotics (for contacts)
(Acellular) DTAP vaccine
Hygiene practices

Diptheria is caused by a


Whooping cough is transmitted via

Indirect contact
Respiratory droplets

what is the most common agent for Rhinitis?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Streptococcus pneumoniae

All are prevention options for the Influenza virus except

Inactivated injected vaccine
Inhaled live attenuated vaccine
Recombinant vaccine
Toxoid vaccine

All of these are agents for Otitis media except

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Streptococcus pyogenes
Haemophilus influenza

You are highly contagious at the Covalescent phase (whooping cough) - True or false

Diptheria is an infection of the _____ & _____ that is easily preventable by ______.

Bronchioles, Alveoli, Vaccine
Nose, Throat, Antibiotics
Bronchioles, Alveoli, Antibiotics
Nose, Lungs, Vaccine
Nose, Throat, Vaccine

RSV stands for

Respiratory Silent Virus
Respiratory Symptmatic Virus
Respiratory Syncytial Virus

What is the major route of influenza?

Inhalation of Virus-laden aerosols and droplets
Contact with infected fomite

The flu is also referred to as

Respiratory syncytial virus
The common cold

Is Rhinitis an upper respiratory disease? (True or false)

Treatment for Diptheria is ___ + _____

Rhinitis is also known as...

Ear infection
The common cold
inflammation of the throat

what is the agent for Rhinitis

Everyone who experiences RSV is treated with Ribavirin (Antiviral). True or False.

All are ways of transmission of Diptheria except

Droplet contact
Direct contact
Indirect contact with contaminated fomites

Diptheria is prevented with

Passive antibody

Pharyngitis causative agents are

Streptococcus pneumonia,Treponema pallidum, Viruses
Streptococcus pyogenes, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Viruses
Streptococcus pyogenes, Bodetella pertussis, Viruses
Streptococcus pneumonia, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Viruses

What is the treatment for Rhinitis

Anti-viral drugs
only tx for symptoms

The most striking symptom for Diptheria is

Lack of apetite
Pseudomembrane on tonsils
Runny nose

RSV is transmitted Via (all are true except one)

Droplet contact
Indirect contact

How is an ear infection transmitted?

Droplet contact
Indirect contact

What is the causative agent for whooping cough?

Corynbacterium Diptheria
Bordetella pertussis
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Mycobacterium Avium

Rhinitis make patient more susceptible to secondary infections. (True or false)

Majority of ear infections are caused by?

Mixture of bacteria and viruses
Streptococcus pyogenes
Haemophilus influenza

What is the prevention for otitis media caused by Steptococcus pneumoniae?

HIB Vaccine
Hygiene practices
Pneumoccocal conjugated vaccine (heptavalent)

Treatment for otitis media

Select the two correct answers
Watchful waiting for 72 hrs
Symptom relief only

What is the most common agent/s for Otitis media?

Select the two correct answers
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Streptococcus pyogenes
Haemophilus influenza
Other bacteria or Virus

Who is more susceptible to RSV

Healthy children over the age of 15
Elderly people

Which causative agent is involved in pharyngitis is you are experiencing NECK SWELLING

Streptococcus pyogenes
Fusobacterium necrophorum