Zoonotic Bacteria Quiz

Zoonotic Bacteria

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Question 1

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
Bartonella
C
Borrelia
D
Brucella
Question 2

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

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

Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with which of the following bugs?

A
Louse
B
Lone Star tick
C
Dermacentor tick
D
Ixodes tick
E
Fleas
Question 3 Explanation: 
Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with the Ixodes tick and causes Lyme disease.
Question 4

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

A
Francisella tularensis
B
Borrelia burgdorferi
C
Leptospira species
D
Yersinia pestis
Question 4 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 5

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

A
Campylobacter
B
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
C
Yersinia Pestis
D
Pasteurella multocida
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 bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

A
Salmonella
B
Shigella
C
E. coli
D
Entamoeba histolytica
E
Campylobacter
Question 7

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

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

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

A
Rickettsia typhus
B
Rickettsia rickettsii
C
Rickettsia prowazekii
D
Yersinia pestis
Question 8 Explanation: 
Yersinia pestis cases plague and is associated with flea bites, rodents, and prarie dogs.
Question 9

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

A
Franciesella tularensis
B
Rickettsia rickettsii
C
Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis
D
Coxiella burnetii
Question 9 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 10

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
Chlamydophila psittaci
C
Brucella
D
Bartonella
Question 11

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

A
Campylobacter
B
Chlamydophila psittaci
C
Mycobacterium leprae
D
Coxiella burnetii
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