Chapter 22 - Self-Evaluation and Chapter Confidence

The most frequent cause of gastrointestinal infections in the developed world is

The causative agent for gastric ulcers is

The primary cause of nosocomial gastrointestinal infections is

Dental plaque is an example of

Dental caries are initiated by

Which of the following are common features of the Enterobacteriaceae?

Which of the following is produced by E. coli?

Transmission of traveler’s diarrhea occurs through

Bacillary dysentery is caused by

Serotypes of Salmonella are identified primarily by

The most serious complication of typhoid fever is

Which of the below is not a feature of cholera?

Which of the following are features of viral infections of the digestive system?

Chronic carriers are the main reservoirs for

The intestinal parasite Giardia is found in

Rice stools are characteristic of

Most of the normal microbial flora of the digestive system are found in the

Poultry products are a likely source of infection by

Most gastrointestinal infections should be treated with

Antibiotic therapy of Salmonella infections is not appropriate because it decreases the duration and frequency of the carrier state.

Hepatitis D is a small single-stranded RNA virus that is currently referred to as a satellite virus because it requires the presence of HIV antigens to complete its replication cycle and become infective.

Hookworms have the shape of a hook because the anterior end of the body curves in the opposite direction to the rest of the body.