Tuberculosis: Quiz


Question 1: No ________ is available that provides reliable protection for adults.
Antiviral drugAntihypertensive drugAntibioticVaccine

Question 2:
What is the genus authority of Mycobacterium?
Lehmann & Neumann 1896
Swainson 1836
Lesson, 1842

Question 3: [54] However, mass vaccination with BCG did not start until after ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 4: ________ is a growing problem in (extensively) multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Antibiotic resistanceMultiple drug resistancePharmacologyDrug resistance

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Mantoux tuberculin skin test
  Annual number of new reported TB cases. Data from WHO.[91]
  Public health campaigns tried to halt the spread of TB
  Map showing the 22 high-burden countries (HBC) that according to WHO account for 80% of all new TB cases arising each year. The Global Plan is especially aimed at these countries.

Question 6: [100][101] Globally, the severe malnutrition common in parts of the developing world causes a large increase in the risk of developing active tuberculosis, due to its damaging effects on the ________.
Immune systemLymphatic systemToll-like receptorAdaptive immune system

Question 7: Tuberculosis is diagnosed definitively by identifying the causative organism (________) in a clinical sample (for example, sputum or pus).
CorynebacteriumClostridium difficileMycobacterium tuberculosisMycobacterium leprae

Question 8: He was the first physician to identify pulmonary tuberculosis as a contagious disease, the first to recognise the association with diabetes, and the first to suggest that it could spread through contact with ________ and water.
ClaySoilLandslideWater well

Question 9: In 2007, a tuberculosis scare occurred when Andrew Speaker flew on a transatlantic flight infected with ________.
Pathogenic bacteriaPseudomonas aeruginosaMulti-drug-resistant tuberculosisCholera

Question 10:

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