Microbiology Electron Microscopy Quiz

Here are the Electron Microscopy Images of 4 classic pathologic infectious agents.  Are you up for the challenge of this 4 question quiz?

 

Which area should be examined to find histologic evidence of this infection?






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This infectious agent is best classified as which of the following?






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This infectious agent (STD) is best classified as which of the following?





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What type of motility is most likely? 





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Answers:

#1  Rabies Rhabodovirus - "Bullet-shaped" virus on EM

#2  Ebola virus - Shape of a "shepherd's crook", the letter "U", or the number "6"

#3  Treponema Pallidum - Spirochete bacteria with a "spiral" appearance

#4  Giardia Lamblia - Flagellated Protozoa with a "smiley face" appearance -  Motility is illustrated in the video below:

Comments  

#8 Raymundo M 2016-07-12 18:19
Good quiz, thank you!
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#7 Pratik P 2016-07-12 03:59
Amazing..!! p.s. the LM histology wasn't creating much trouble..!!
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#6 Aller E 2016-07-12 03:58
oh hello there rhabdo. we meet again
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#5 Roze-ann B 2016-05-13 13:00
Loved it!!
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#4 cornel 2016-05-13 12:17
2/4 done in < 60 seconds
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#3 Carlos 2016-05-12 02:56
:-* 3/4 not so bad
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#2 Ebrahim A 2016-05-12 02:38
I always memorized the first one as bullet shape .. this is the first time i see the real bullet :lol:
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#1 Heela A 2016-05-12 01:04
4/4! Your turn
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