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Haemophilus influenzae: Quiz


Question 1: A study of competition in a laboratory revealed that, in a petri dish, S. pneumoniae always overpowered H. influenzae by attacking it with ________ and stripping off the surface molecules that H. influenzae needs for survival.
EthanolAntisepticHydrogen peroxideChlorhexidine

Question 2:
What is the binomial authority of Haemophilus influenzae?
Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917
Winslow et al. 1917
Laubmann, 1917
Turner, 1917

Question 3:
What classis does Haemophilus influenzae belong to?

Question 4:
What genus does Haemophilus influenzae belong to?

Question 5:
What phylum does Haemophilus influenzae belong to?

Question 6: M+ Neisseria meningitidis/meningococcus (Meningococcal disease, Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome)
M- Neisseria gonorrhoeae/gonococcus (________)
ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesGonorrheaChancroidGranuloma inguinale

Question 7:
What family does Haemophilus influenzae belong to?

Question 8: The cultured organism can be further characterized using ________ and oxidase tests, both of which should be positive.

Question 9: Unencapsulated H. influenzae causes ear infections (otitis media), eye infections (________), and sinusitis in children and is associated with pneumonia.

Question 10: In severe cases cefotaxime and ceftriaxone are the elected antibiotics, delivered directly into the bloodstream, and for the less severe cases an association of ampicillin and sulbactam, ________ of the second and third generation, or fluoroquinolones.
Beta-lactam antibioticVancomycinCephalosporinPenicillin


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