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C. d. e. Cytomegalovirus B. burgdorferi Epstein-Barr virus Lymphogranuloma venereum Herpes simplex virus 90. This virus may be detected by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a variety of cells of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. a. b. c. d. e. qxd 26 11/14/01 4:59 PM Page 26 Microbiology 91. This virus causes a mononucleosis-like syndrome caused by a latent herpesvirus; it is often a congenital infection. Large amounts of the virus are excreted in the urine; thus, urine becomes the fluid of choice for diagnosis of this disease.
This virus is a single-stranded RNA paramyxovirus. The rash known as Koplik’s spots is pathognomonic. a. b. c. d. e. Measles virus Influenza virus Respiratory syncytial virus Parainfluenza virus Adenovirus 113. This virus is the leading cause of bronchiolitis and communityacquired pneumonia in infants. a. b. c. d. e. qxd 11/14/01 4:59 PM Page 31 Virology 31 114. This is a paramyxovirus and causes the syndrome known as croup. a. b. c. d. e. Measles virus Influenza virus Respiratory syncytial virus Parainfluenza virus Adenovirus 115.
A. b. c. d. e. qxd 58 11/14/01 4:59 PM Page 58 Microbiology 125. Pathogenic mechanisms involved in tuberculosis can be primarily attributed to which of the following? a. b. c. d. e. Toxin production by the mycobacteria Specific cell adhesion sites Cell-mediated hypersensitivity Humoral immunity Clogging of alveoli by large numbers of acid-fast mycobacteria 126. The class of antibiotics known as the quinolones are bactericidal. Their mode of action on growing bacteria is thought to be a. b. c. d.