Discussion Session 7 97-2003 version

Discussion Session 7 97-2003 version - 12. What are the...

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Discussion Session 7: GAS and Bordetella pertussis: Respiratory tract diseases 1. What are respiratory diseases? 2. What are the modes of transmission of GAS? 3. How does GAS adhere to host cells? 4. Describe the virulence factors of GAS. How do these provide an advantage to the  bacterium? rgm 5. What are some of the diseases that result due to GAS infection? 6. What are the modes of transmission of Strep pneumoniae? 7. What are the factors that increase the risk of colonization by Strep pneumoniae? 8. What are the treatment options for GAS and Strep pneumoniae? 9. What is the meaning of tissue tropism? Give an example of a pathogen that exhibits this  phenomenon. 10. What are some of the virulence factors of Bordetella pertussis? 11. What are some of the tests used to diagnose Boredetella pertussis?
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Unformatted text preview: 12. What are the treatment options for Bordetella pertussis? Chlamydia & Neisseria gonorrhea: STDs 1. Explain the life cycle of Chlamydia. 2. What are some of the tests used to diagnose Chlamydia? 3. What are the treatment options for Chlamydia? 4. Neisseria exhibits tissue tropism for which cell type? 5. What is the adhesin for Neisseria? Why is this adhesin considered an ineffective vaccine candidate? 6. What is the role of the IgA protease in GC infections? 7. Describe the Fallopian tube organ culture model for gonorrhea. 8. What are the two sequelae seen as a result of GC infection? Describe each case. 9. What are the treatment options for Neisseria?...
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