Zoonotic Bacteria Quiz

Zoonotic Bacteria

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Question 1

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

A
Chlamydophila psittaci
B
Mycobacterium leprae
C
Campylobacter
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 2

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

A
Franciesella tularensis
B
Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis
C
Coxiella burnetii
D
Rickettsia rickettsii
Question 2 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 3

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

A
Bartonella
B
Borrelia
C
Brucella
D
Campylobacter
Question 4

Which bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

A
Entamoeba histolytica
B
Salmonella
C
Campylobacter
D
Shigella
E
E. coli
Question 5

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

A
Borrelia recurrentis
B
Borelia burgdorferi
C
Brucella species
D
Pasteurella multocida
Question 6

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

A
Coxiella burnetii
B
Mycobacterium leprae
C
Rickettsia typhus
D
Rickettsia prowazekii
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rickettsia typhus associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.
Question 7

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

A
Francisella tularensis
B
Leptospira species
C
Borrelia burgdorferi
D
Yersinia pestis
Question 7 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 8

Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with which of the following bugs?

A
Ixodes tick
B
Louse
C
Lone Star tick
D
Dermacentor tick
E
Fleas
Question 8 Explanation: 
Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with the Ixodes tick and causes Lyme disease.
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
Bartonella
B
Chlamydophila psittaci
C
Brucella
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 10

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

A
Pasteurella multocida
B
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
C
Campylobacter
D
Yersinia Pestis
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pasteurella multocida is associated with animal bites, especially dog and cat bites. Remember that Rabies is from a virus, not a bacteria.
Question 11

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

A
Rickettsia typhus
B
Yersinia pestis
C
Rickettsia rickettsii
D
Rickettsia prowazekii
Question 11 Explanation: 
Yersinia pestis cases plague and is associated with flea bites, rodents, and prarie dogs.
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