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What Could Possibly Be Bugging You?

bigmama60Bigmama60 on 10/25/2007

WhatCouldPossiblyBeBuggingYou Photo It seems as though today we are being stalked by these pesky little bugs called pathogens, which have become resistant to antibiotic medications. Antibiotic drugs attack bacteria, not viruses. Moreover, don’t forget, there have been some cases of hamburger and spinach contaminated with E. coli and Salmonella here in the USA.

The most recent attack on the human population by these microbes has been MRSA (Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus), a "superbug". I have tried to be as responsible as possible in presenting this quiz. I did not prepare it to cause alarm or overreaction; more precisely, I thought those of you in the healthcare professions may enjoy the challenge, as well as you other trivia buffs.

Please rate fairly regardless of score.
Thank you for taking my quiz.
Sources:, wikipedia, my old microbiology and parasitology textbooks: Principles of Microbiology by Alice Lorraine Smith 8th ed.; and Medical Parasitology by Edward K. Markell, Marietta Voge 4th ed.

10 Questions

Rating:  (7.61/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 125 times

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Comments (4)
Cilva  (Level: 164.1)
Mon, 13th Aug '12 9:20 AM

believe you are incorrect in #6-mosquitoes in NH are testing positive for West Nile Virus

F5laur  (Level: 31.1)
Thu, 25th Feb '10 4:42 PM

This is a very informational quiz that I would recommend to anyone to learn from. Knowing this information can give people a better understanding in getting healthcare before things get too bad. Thank you for writing such a great quiz.

Milfmaid  (Level: 3.0)
Tue, 8th Dec '09 3:41 PM

Very fun!

Ledzepgirl  (Level: 10.2)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 6:52 PM

Question 6 and WNV. Why not

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