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Staphylococcus aureus: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the binomial of Staphylococcus aureus?
Thorius aureus
Canis aureus
Thomasomys aureus
Staphylococcus aureus

Question 2:
What family does Staphylococcus aureus belong to?

Question 3: Resistance to methicillin is mediated via the mec ________, part of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec).
Transcription (genetics)Trp operonOperonDNA

Question 4:
What is the binomial authority of Staphylococcus aureus?
Rosenbach 1884
Murphy & Harper, 1916

Question 5:
What kind of animal is a Staphylococcus aureus?

Question 6: In situations where the incidence of MRSA infections is known to be high, the attending physician may choose to use a glycopeptide ________ until the identity of the infecting organism is known.
AntibioticAntibiotic misuseNucleic acid inhibitorATC code J01

Question 7: S. aureus is one of the causal agents of mastitis in dairy ________.
Wild boarDeerWater BuffaloCattle

Question 8:
What phylum does Staphylococcus aureus belong to?

Question 9: Abbreviated to S. aureus or Staph aureus in medical literature, S. aureus should not be confused with the similarly named and similarly dangerous (and also medically relevant) species of the genus ________.

Question 10:
What genus does Staphylococcus aureus belong to?

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