Circulatory and Lymphatic System Infections
Circulatory and Lymphatic System Infections

Circulatory and Lymphatic System Infections

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Questions on Anatomy of the Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems and more.

Question 1

Which term refers to an inflammation of the blood vessels?

A

lymphangitis

B

endocarditis

C

pericarditis

D

vasculitis

Question 2

Which of the following is located in the interstitial spaces within tissues and releases nutrients, immune factors, and oxygen to those tissues?

A

lymphatics

B

arterioles

C

capillaries

D

veins

Question 3

Which of these conditions results in the formation of a bubo?

A

lymphangitis

B

lymphadenitis

C

ischemia

D

vasculitis

Question 4

Which of the following is where are most microbes filtered out of the fluids that accumulate in the body tissues?

A

spleen

B

lymph nodes

C

pericardium

D

blood capillaries

Question 5

Vasculitis can cause blood to leak from damaged vessels, forming purple spots called ______________.

Question 6

The lymph reenters the vascular circulation at ______________.

Question 1

Which of the following diseases is caused by a spirochete?

A

tularemia

B

relapsing fever

C

rheumatic fever

D

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Question 2

Which of the following diseases is transmitted by body lice?

A

tularemia

B

bubonic plague

C

murine typhus

D

epidemic typhus

Question 3

What disease is most associated with Clostridium perfringens?

A

endocarditis

B

osteomyelitis

C

gas gangrene

D

rat bite fever

Question 4

Which bacterial pathogen causes plague?

A

Yersinia pestis

B

Bacillus moniliformis

C

Bartonella quintana

D

Rickettsia rickettsii

Question 5

Lyme disease is characterized by a(n) ______________ that forms at the site of infection.

Question 6

______________ refers to a loss of blood pressure resulting from a system-wide infection.

Question 1

Which of the following viruses is most widespread in the human population?

A

human immunodeficiency virus

B

Ebola virus

C

Epstein-Barr virus

D

hantavirus

Question 2

Which of these viruses is spread through mouse urine or feces?

A

Epstein-Barr

B

hantavirus

C

human immunodeficiency virus

D

cytomegalovirus

Question 3

A patient at a clinic has tested positive for HIV. Her blood contained 700/µL CD4 T cells and she does not have any apparent illness. Her infection is in which stage?

A

1

B

2

C

3

Question 4

______________ is a cancer that forms in patients with HHV-4 and malaria coinfections.

Question 5

______________ are transmitted by vectors such as ticks or mosquitoes.

Question 6

Infectious mononucleosis is caused by ______________ infections.

Question 1

Which of the following diseases is caused by a helminth?

A

leishmaniasis

B

malaria

C

Chagas disease

D

schistosomiasis

Question 2

Which of these is the most common form of leishmaniasis?

A

cutaneous

B

mucosal

C

visceral

D

intestinal

Question 3

Which of the following is a causative agent of malaria?

A

Trypanosoma cruzi

B

Toxoplasma gondii

C

Plasmodium falciparum

D

Schistosoma mansoni

Question 4

Which of the following diseases does not involve an arthropod vector?

A

schistosomiasis

B

malaria

C

Chagas disease

D

babesiosis

Question 5

The ______________ mosquito is the biological vector for malaria.

Question 6

The kissing bug is the biological vector for ______________.

Question 7

Cercarial dermatitis is also known as ______________.