Zoonotic Bacteria Quiz

Zoonotic Bacteria

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Question 1

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

A
Yersinia Pestis
B
Pasteurella multocida
C
Campylobacter
D
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pasteurella multocida is associated with animal bites, especially dog and cat bites. Remember that Rabies is from a virus, not a bacteria.
Question 2

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
Brucella
B
Coxiella burnetii
C
Chlamydophila psittaci
D
Bartonella
Question 3

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

A
Franciesella tularensis
B
Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis
C
Rickettsia rickettsii
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 3 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 4

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

A
Borelia burgdorferi
B
Brucella species
C
Borrelia recurrentis
D
Pasteurella multocida
Question 5

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

A
Rickettsia typhus
B
Rickettsia prowazekii
C
Coxiella burnetii
D
Mycobacterium leprae
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rickettsia typhus associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.
Question 6

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

A
Rickettsia rickettsii
B
Rickettsia typhus
C
Yersinia pestis
D
Rickettsia prowazekii
Question 6 Explanation: 
Yersinia pestis cases plague and is associated with flea bites, rodents, and prarie dogs.
Question 7

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

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

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

A
Mycobacterium leprae
B
Chlamydophila psittaci
C
Campylobacter
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 9

Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with which of the following bugs?

A
Fleas
B
Dermacentor tick
C
Ixodes tick
D
Lone Star tick
E
Louse
Question 9 Explanation: 
Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with the Ixodes tick and causes Lyme disease.
Question 10

Which bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

A
E. coli
B
Salmonella
C
Shigella
D
Entamoeba histolytica
E
Campylobacter
Question 11

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

A
Borrelia
B
Campylobacter
C
Bartonella
D
Brucella
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