Which one of the following statements about bacterial capsules is correct?
Which one of the following statements about exotoxins is correct?
Choose the correct statement regarding urinary tract infection:
Which of the following statements about bacterial virulence determinants is not correct?
Miss LC, a 24 yr old student, presented to her GP with a 2 day history urinary frequency and dysuria. She had been previously well, having just returned from an interstate visit with her boyfriend. A mid-stream specimen of urine was collected and sent promptly to the laboratory for microscopy and culture. Which one of the following sets of results from laboratory testing of the urine sample would confirm the diagnosis of acute cystitis?
Which one of the following statements regarding Clostridium botulinim and/or botulism is incorrect?
Which one of the following is not known to be a resistance strategy of Gram negative rods to aminoglycoside antibiotics, such as streptomycin?
The general antimicrobial action of metronidazole is best described as:
Which one of the following is not a mechanism of intrinsic resistance to antimicrobials?
Which one of the following strategies cannot be used to identify a specific antigen?
Which one of the following is not characteristic of Pseudomonas aeruginosa growing in a biofilm?
The medical officer in a regional town was notified of a cluster of cases of gastroenteritis (with symptoms of profuse vomiting and some diarrhoea) among children attending a local pre-shcool. Laboratory investigations indicated that Staphylococcus aureus was the cause. Which one of the following activities undertaken by all the affected children would best explain how they may have been infected?
Notes on questions 13-15:
These were not included in the recording, but here are some useful points: