Flashcards in Mycoplasma Deck (23)
primary component of cell wall
lipoprotein or sterol
true or false: Mycoplasma always penetrates submucosa
False. It only does so in immunocompromised hosts.
Mycoplasma has affinity for the mammalian cell membrane. It resides usually in __ or __ tracts.
What do colonies of Mycoplasma look like in culture?
fried egg appearance
The specialized pore tip is used for ___
attachment to host cell
The specialized pore tip is rich in this substance: ___
Attachment sites of Mycoplasma usually have this substance: __
carriage rate of Mycoplasma is directly proportional to __
number of sex partners
Which is not a pathogenic mechanism of Mycoplasma?
B. mononuclear action inhibition
C. nutrient competition
D. form elementary bodies to spread infection
D is for Chlamydia
True or False: In diagnosing Mycoplasma, microscopy exam is not needed.
tetracycline and azithromycin inhibit synthesis of:
True or False: MCT is a vaccine available for prevention of mycoplasmic infections.
False. Walang vaccine para sa Mycoplasma.
True or False: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is apparent only in patients 5-20 years old.
False. All ages dapat.
Which is/are the most frequent presentations of M.pneumoniae?
C. walking pneumonia
D. A and B
E. A,B and C
Tetracycline causes ___ in teeth, so that's why it's not so given anymore.
attachment of M.pneumoniae to respiratory epithelial cell is mediated by ___
One of the pathogenic effects of M.pneuoniae is ciliostasis. What toxin causes this, exactly?
Community Acquired Respiratory Disease toxin
Ciliostasis w/CARDS toxin stimulated cytokines in __
to coordinate inflammatory response
Which is not associated with M.pneumoniae?
A. cough with bloody sputum
B. consolidation at X-ray
C. inflamed eardrum
D. erythema multiforme
non-productive ang cough ng Mycoplasma
Which of the following is not done in lab diagnosis of Mycoplasma?
Cold agglutinin is a method used in diagnosing Mycoplasma. It is formed from which combination?
A. mycoplasma + WBC
B. mycoplasma + RBC
C. mycoplasma + platelet
D. mycoplasma + plasma
Mycoplasma hominis may cause:
C. ovary abscess
D. all of the abaove