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Question 1:
What genus does Klebsiella pneumoniae belong to?

Question 2: Many of these infections are obtained when a person is in the hospital for some other reason (a ________).
Nosocomial infectionVentilator-associated pneumoniaSepsisAcute respiratory distress syndrome

Question 3: Research conducted at King's College, London has implicated molecular mimicry between HLA-B27 and two molecules in Klebsiella microbes as the cause of ________.
SpondyloarthropathyRheumatoid arthritisAnkylosing spondylitisArthritis

Question 4:
What is the binomial authority of Klebsiella pneumoniae?
Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
Vigors & Horsfield, 1827
Lloyd, 1908
Trevisan 1887

Question 5: New ________ strains of K. pneumoniae are appearing, and it is increasingly found as a nosocomial infection.
Drug resistancePharmacologyMultiple drug resistanceAntibiotic resistance

Question 6:
What kind of animal is a Klebsiella pneumoniae?

Question 7: M+ Neisseria meningitidis/meningococcus (Meningococcal disease, Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome)
M- Neisseria gonorrhoeae/gonococcus (________)
ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesGranuloma inguinaleGonorrheaChancroid

Question 8: The Danish scientist Hans Christian Gram (1853–1938), developed the technique now known as ________ in 1884 to discriminate between K. pneumoniae and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Carbol fuchsinGram stainingAuramine OAuramine-rhodamine stain

Question 9: Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, lactose fermenting, facultative anaerobic, rod shaped ________ found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestines.
Gram-positive bacteriaBacteriaCorynebacteriumGram-negative bacteria


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