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
Rabies
Hint:
Yes, he should worry about Rabies, but the question specifically asks for a bacteria.
C
Campylobacter
D
Pasteurella multocida
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
Bartonella
B
Coxiella burnetii
C
Brucella
D
Chlamydophila psittaci
Question 3

Which bacteria is associated with the Lone Star tick?

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

Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with which of the following bugs?

A
Dermacentor tick
B
Lone Star tick
C
Ixodes tick
D
Fleas
E
Louse
Question 4 Explanation: 
Borrelia burgdorferi is associated with the Ixodes tick and causes Lyme disease.
Question 5

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

A
Campylobacter
B
Mycobacterium leprae
C
Coxiella burnetii
D
Chlamydophila psittaci
Question 6

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

A
Leptospira species
B
Francisella tularensis
C
Borrelia burgdorferi
D
Yersinia pestis
Question 6 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 7

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 8

Which bloody diarrhea bacteria is associated with livestock and puppies?

A
E. coli
B
Entamoeba histolytica
C
Campylobacter
D
Salmonella
E
Shigella
Question 9

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

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

Associated with unpasteurized dairy products:

A
Borrelia recurrentis
B
Brucella species
C
Borelia burgdorferi
D
Pasteurella multocida
Question 11

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

A
Rickettsia prowazekii
B
Rickettsia typhus
C
Coxiella burnetii
D
Mycobacterium leprae
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rickettsia typhus associated with fleas and causes endemic typhus.
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