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Vibrio: Quiz


Question 1: Most disease causing strains are associated with ________ but can also infect open wounds and cause septicemia.
PeritonitisInfectious diarrheaGastroenteritisHepatitis

Question 2: V. parahaemolyticus is also associated with the Kanagawa phenomenon, in which strains isolated from human hosts (clinical isolates) are hemolytic on ________, while those isolated from non-human sources are non-hemolytic.
AutoclaveGrowth mediumPetri dishAgar plate

Question 3: Pathogenic Vibrio include V. cholerae (the causative agent of ________), V. parahaemolyticus, and V. vulnificus.
CholeraPlague (disease)Typhoid feverPathogenic bacteria

Question 4: Vibrio is a genus of Gram-negative ________ possessing a curved rod shape.
Gram-negative bacteriaCorynebacteriumBacteriaGram-positive bacteria

Question 5: Both V. fischeri and Ph. phosphoreum are symbiotes of other marine organisms (typically jellyfish, fish, or squid), and produce light via ________ through the mechanism of quorum sensing.
KrillCnidariaVibrio fischeriBioluminescence


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