Medical Quiz

Name that Pathogen Quiz


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My vector is a mosquito

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


My symptoms include rocking cough, coughing blood, chect pain, shortness of breath, fever, sweating, weight loss

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I have no cure.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be treated with quinine and chloroquine

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be treated with drugs which takes longer than six months.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by vibrio cholerae

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can also infect cattles and spread to humans in meat and milk.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am transmitted in semen and vaginal fluids during sexual intercourse, infected blood or blood products, contaminated hypodermic syringes, mother to foetus across placenta, at birth, mother to infant in breast milk

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented with vaccination.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I infect the lungs (primary infections); lymph nodes, bones and gut (secondary infections)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


When I infect a person, the person may only develop symptoms years later.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I cause fever, anaemia, nausea, headaches, muscle pain, shivering, sweating, enlarged spleen.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am distributed throughout the tropics and sub-tropics

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by the human immunodeficiency virus

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented by :

1) reducing the number of mosquitoes
2) avoid being bitten by mosquitoes
3) Use drugs to prevent parasite infecting people

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I do my job by the infection and destruction of the cell’s body immune system (T-helper cells, macrophages and brain cells)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented if people ensure basic hygiene including washing their hands before handling food or cooking utensils.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


Treatment for me include:

Oral rehydration therapy (to maintain osmotic balance of the blood and tissue fluids)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I will spread to another person if the infected person sneezes and a healthy person inhale that air with the droplets which contains the bacteria.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I will start causing sickness if I am able to reach the intestine

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am transmitted through airborne droplets.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis & Mycobacterium bovis

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am food-borne & water-borne

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


My site of action is in the liver, red blood cells and brain

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria




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