Staphylococcus saprophyticus: Quiz

Question 1: S. saprophyticus is phosphatase-negative, urease and ________ positive.
Bile salt dependent lipasePDE2Phospholipase A2Lipase

Question 2: S. saprophyticus is often implicated in ________.
ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesUrinary tract infectionEpsilonproteobacteriaPathogenic bacteria

Question 3: Cg+ S. aureus (Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, ________, MRSA)
Toxic shock syndromeAnthraxErysipelasDiphtheria

Question 4: It is implicated in 10-20% of ________ (UTI).
Urinary tract infectionICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesPathogenic bacteriaEpsilonproteobacteria

Question 5: In young women, S. saprophyticus is, after ________, the second-most-frequent causative agent of acute UTI.
Pathogenic bacteriaPseudomonas aeruginosaEscherichia coliHelicobacter pylori

Question 6: A, bacitracin susceptible: S. pyogenes (Scarlet fever, Erysipelas, ________, Streptococcal pharyngitis)
Tuberculous pericarditisMyocarditisSubacute bacterial endocarditisRheumatic fever

Question 7: S. saprophyticus is resistant to the antibiotic ________, a characteristic that is used in laboratory identification to distinguish it from S. epidermidis, which is also coagulase- negative.

Question 8: ________ are commonly used in treatment of S. saprophyticus urinary tract infections.

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