Zoonosis 3

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Questions:

Q. Which organism causes leprosy and how is it transmitted?.

Q. Which organism causes Cellulitis and Osteomyelitis and how is it transmitted?

Q. Which organism causes Epidemic Typhus and how is it transmitted?

Q. Which organism causes Rocky mountain Spotted Fever and how is it transmitted?

Q. Which organism causes endemic typhus and how is it transmitted?

Q. Which Organism causes Plague and how is it transmitted?

Answers:

Q. Which organism causes leprosy and how is it transmitted?

Mycobacterium Leprae

Transmitted through Armadillos and humans with lepromatous Leprosy.

Q. Which organism causes Cellulitis and Osteomyelitis and how is it transmitted?

Pasteurella multocida

Animal Bites (cats, dogs etc)

Q. Which organism causes Epidemic Typhus and how is it transmitted?

Rickettsia prowazekii

Louse

Q. Which organism causes Rocky mountain Spotted Fever and how is it transmitted?

Rickettsia rickettsii

Dermacentor tick bite

Q. Which organism causes endemic typhus and how is it transmitted?

Rickettsia typhi

Fleas

Q. Which Organism causes Plague and how is it transmitted?

Yersinia pestis

Fleas (rats and dogs are reservoirs)

 
 
 

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