Zoonotic Bacteria Quiz

Zoonotic Bacteria

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Question 1

Which bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

A
Entamoeba histolytica
B
Shigella
C
Salmonella
D
Campylobacter
E
E. coli
Question 2

Bacteria associated with flea bites, rodents, and prairie dogs.

A
Rickettsia rickettsii
B
Rickettsia typhus
C
Yersinia pestis
D
Rickettsia prowazekii
Question 2 Explanation: 
Yersinia pestis cases plague and is associated with flea bites, rodents, and prarie dogs.
Question 3

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

A
Brucella species
B
Pasteurella multocida
C
Borelia burgdorferi
D
Borrelia recurrentis
Question 4

Which of the following bacteria is associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.

A
Mycobacterium leprae
B
Rickettsia prowazekii
C
Coxiella burnetii
D
Rickettsia typhus
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rickettsia typhus associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.
Question 5

A man was just bit by three dogs and two cats. Which bacteria does he need to worry about?

A
Pasteurella multocida
B
Campylobacter
C
Yersinia Pestis
D
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pasteurella multocida is associated with animal bites, especially dog and cat bites. Remember that Rabies is from a virus, not a bacteria.
Question 6

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

A
Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis
B
Coxiella burnetii
C
Franciesella tularensis
D
Rickettsia rickettsii
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ehrlichiosis is associated with the Lone Star tick. Franciisella tularensis and Rickettsia rickettsii are both associated with ticks, but not specifically the Lone Star tick. Coxiella burnetii is associated with spores from tick feces and cattle placenta.
Question 7

Which bug is associated with Q fever and comes from spores from cattle placenta and tick feces?

A
Campylobacter
B
Coxiella burnetii
C
Chlamydophila psittaci
D
Mycobacterium leprae
Question 8

A young boy was playing with a kitten and now has cat scratch disease. Which bacteria species is the most likely cause?

A
Brucella
B
Bartonella
C
Campylobacter
D
Borrelia
Question 9

A young boy presents complaining of joint pain and diarrhea. While taking a detailed history you find that he recently got a new parrot as a pet. What bacteria might be the cause of his symptoms?

A
Chlamydophila psittaci
B
Brucella
C
Bartonella
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 10

Which bacteria is associated with ticks, rabbits, and deer flies?

A
Yersinia pestis
B
Francisella tularensis
C
Borrelia burgdorferi
D
Leptospira species
Question 10 Explanation: 
Francisella tularensis is associated with ticks, rabbits, and deer flies. Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with ticks, but since the question includes rabbits and/or deer flies think Francisella tularensis.
Question 11

Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with which of the following bugs?

A
Louse
B
Dermacentor tick
C
Ixodes tick
D
Lone Star tick
E
Fleas
Question 11 Explanation: 
Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with the Ixodes tick and causes Lyme disease.
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