Chapter 24 - Self-Evaluation and Chapter Confidence

One of the most dangerous results of infection of the central nervous system is

Which of the following infect the central nervous system?

Infections of the CNS rarely result from which of the following?

Treatment of viral meningitis involves all of the following except

The clinical effects of botulism are caused by

Antibiotic therapy for tetanus would be

The symptoms of infant botulism include

The rabies virus is transmitted by

The urban form of rabies is associated with

The polio virus binds to receptors on

Prions are

All of the following are prion infections except

Cryptococcosis is a

Naegleria infection is acquired through

Poliovirus is the only virus with an affinity for the CNS.

There are three types of viral infection of the CNS: acute, persistent, and chronic.

Acute viral infections of the CNS include rabies, polio, and viral encephalitis.

Some persistent viral infections of the CNS are caused by measles, rubella, and enterovirus.

Prions become infective by associating with nucleic acids.

Cytotoxic edema involves neutrophil invasion whereas vasogenic edema does not.

One can differentiate Herpes simplex type 1 virus from enterovirus infections because enterovirus infections mainly affect adults.

Occult infections can occur from bacterial endocarditis but overt infections cannot.

Asceptic meningitis is always caused by viral infections whereas bacterial meningitis is not.