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Mycobacterium leprae: Quiz

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Question 1: The genome sequence of a strain of M. leprae, originally isolated in ________ and designated TN, has been completed recently.
VelloreChennaiTamil NaduMadras Presidency

Question 2: Mycobacterium leprae, also known as Hansen’s coccus spirilly, mostly found in warm tropical countries, is a ________ that causes leprosy (Hansen's disease).
Gram-negative bacteriaCorynebacteriumGram-positive bacteriaBacteria

Question 3: Due to its thick waxy coating, M. leprae stains with a carbol fuscin rather than with the traditional ________.
Auramine OAuramine-rhodamine stainStainingGram staining

Question 4: Downsizing from a genome of 4.42 Mb, such as that of M. tuberculosis, to one of 3.27 Mb would account for the loss of some 1200 ________ coding sequences.
ActinMetabolismMyosinProtein

Question 5: [2] Instead it has been grown in mouse foot pads and more recently in nine-banded ________ because they, like humans, are susceptible to leprosy.
XenarthraMammalOpossumArmadillo

Question 6: In size and shape, it closely resembles ________.
Clostridium difficileMycobacterium lepraeCorynebacteriumMycobacterium tuberculosis

Question 7: Cg+ S. aureus (Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, ________, MRSA)
ErysipelasDiphtheriaAnthraxToxic shock syndrome

Question 8: A, bacitracin susceptible: S. pyogenes (Scarlet fever, Erysipelas, ________, Streptococcal pharyngitis)
Subacute bacterial endocarditisTuberculous pericarditisRheumatic feverMyocarditis







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