DMF Week 1 SAQ

1

Which one of the following statements regarding prokaryotic cells is incorrect?


2

Regarding the structure of Gram-negative cell walls, which one of the following is not found in the wall of Gram-negative bacteria?


3

Regarding the roles of bacterial pili (fimbriae), which one of the following is correct?


4

Which one of the following assays has the least value in aiding the diagnosis of a current infection caused by a particular micro-organism?


5

The presence of a particular microorganism in a patient with appropriate symptoms may sometimes be inferred by the use of an appropriate stained specimen combined with microscopy. Which one of the following combinations would not help in the specific diagnosis of an infection caused by that microbe?


6

Regarding pathogenic bacteria, which one of the following statements is incorrect?


7

Which one of the following microorganisms is not associated with food or water borne gastroenteritis?


8

Regarding the pathogenesis of bacterial gastroenteritis, which one of the following statements is not correct?


9

Regarding the genus Salmonella, which one of the following statements is incorrect?