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Enterococcus: Quiz


Question 1: Some Enterococci are intrinsically resistant to β-lactam-based antibiotics (some penicillins and virtually all cephalosporins) as well as many ________.

Question 2:
What divisio is Enterococcus a part of?

Question 3:
What is the genus authority of Enterococcus?
Britski & Garavello, 1984
Witten, 1984
Skelton, Risch & de Vos, 1984
Schleifer & Kilpper-Bu00E4lz 1984

Question 4: [7] In 2004, Enterococcus spp. took the place of ________ as the new federal standard for water quality at public beaches.
Sewage treatmentFecal coliformsEscherichia coliWastewater

Question 5:
Enterococcus is a ________ of bacteria of the phylum Firmicutes.
LifeSpeciesBiological classificationGenus

Question 6: Cg+ S. aureus (Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, ________, MRSA)
Toxic shock syndromeAnthraxErysipelasDiphtheria

Question 7: A, bacitracin susceptible: S. pyogenes (Scarlet fever, Erysipelas, ________, Streptococcal pharyngitis)
Subacute bacterial endocarditisTuberculous pericarditisMyocarditisRheumatic fever

Question 8: [3] In the last two decades, particularly virulent strains of Enterococcus that are resistant to vancomycin (Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus, or VRE) have emerged in ________ infections of hospitalized patients especially in the US.
Nosocomial infectionSepsisVentilator-associated pneumoniaAcute respiratory distress syndrome

Question 9: Members of this genus were classified as Group D ________ until 1984 when genomic DNA analysis indicated that a separate genus classification would be appropriate.

Question 10: [3] Sensitive strains of these bacteria can be treated with ampicillin and ________.
DicloxacillinVancomycinColistinPolymyxin B


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