Zoonotic Bacteria Quiz

Zoonotic Bacteria

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Question 1

Which bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

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

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

A
Brucella species
B
Borelia burgdorferi
C
Borrelia recurrentis
D
Pasteurella multocida
Question 3

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

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

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

A
Campylobacter
B
Borrelia
C
Bartonella
D
Brucella
Question 5

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
Coxiella burnetii
B
Bartonella
C
Brucella
D
Chlamydophila psittaci
Question 6

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

A
Campylobacter
B
Pasteurella multocida
C
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
D
Yersinia Pestis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pasteurella multocida is associated with animal bites, especially dog and cat bites. Remember that Rabies is from a virus, not a bacteria.
Question 7

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

A
Rickettsia typhus
B
Coxiella burnetii
C
Rickettsia prowazekii
D
Mycobacterium leprae
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rickettsia typhus associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.
Question 8

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

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

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

A
Rickettsia prowazekii
B
Rickettsia typhus
C
Rickettsia rickettsii
D
Yersinia pestis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Yersinia pestis cases plague and is associated with flea bites, rodents, and prarie dogs.
Question 10

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

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