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1. Which type of S. pneumoniae strain is the most virulent, encapsulated or unencapsulated?

2. What allows S. pneumoniae to adhere to cell walls, phosphorylcholine or polysaccharide?

3. Which infections are most commonly caused by S. pneumoniae, arthritis & peritonitis or meningitis & bacteremia? both

4. What can society do to help protect itself from antimicrobial resistance, increase or decrease antimicrobial usage? Decrease usage

1. Staphylococcus aureus, the bacteria that can be responsible for the development of MRSA, is tolerant of 15% NaCl. false

2. What is the maximum temperature and length of time Staphylococcus aureus are able to survive? 60 degrees c and 30 min.

3. What type of medication is MRSA susceptible to? vancomycin

4.Overuse of antibiotics have been the primary factor to why bacteria have grown resistant to certain treatments. true

1. Borrelia burgdorferi is transmitted from ticks to human hosts. true 2. What are the symptoms of Lyme disease?
Fever- headache- rash

3. Is Lyme disease easy to diagnose?
No, because other disease have similar symptoms.

4. Treatments with antibiotics can cure most cases of Lyme diseases. true 1. The aggressive phagocytosis seen bt Naegleria fowleri is accomplished by a specialized feeding apparatus called the ___________, an actin-rich sucker.
(A) trophozoite (B) aquaporin (C) amoebostome (D) amphorectin

2. Chlorine is unable to kill Naegleria fowleri.

3. Naegleria fowleri enters the body through the _______ via the _______ nerve.
(A) mouth (B) Nose (C) Skin
(D) olfactory (E) vagus (F) Optic

4. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) is often mistaken for________.
(A) pharyngitis (B) sinusitis (C) otitis media (D) meningitis

Probiotics 1. In terms of cell numbers, we are about 10% human and 90%bacterial. true

2. There is a direct correlation between types of food consumed regularly and the bacteria that inhabit the body.

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