Widal Test and Pneumonia Infections Quiz

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What was Typhoid Mary's profession?

Cook

Which of the following bacteria is responsible for causing pneumonia in humans?

Streptococcus pneumoniae

How can a healthy person acquire a bacterial infection like pneumonia from an infected person?

Inhaling infected droplets

Which group of viruses cause the common cold in humans?

Rhino viruses

What are the symptoms commonly associated with pneumonia?

Chills and sore throat

How do viruses that cause colds infect the body?

Infecting the nose and respiratory passage

Study Notes

Bacterial Infections

  • Typhoid Mary was a cook, which contributed to the spread of typhoid fever.
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae is the bacteria responsible for causing pneumonia in humans.

Spread of Infections

  • A healthy person can acquire a bacterial infection like pneumonia from an infected person through respiratory droplets, such as those produced by coughing or sneezing.

Viral Infections

  • Rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, and adenoviruses are the group of viruses that cause the common cold in humans.

Pneumonia Symptoms

  • Common symptoms associated with pneumonia include coughing, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing.

Cold Infections

  • Viruses that cause colds infect the body by attaching to and entering host cells, where they replicate and cause the release of chemical signals that trigger the body's immune response.

Test your knowledge on the Widal test, Typhoid Mary, and pneumonia infections caused by bacteria like Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae. Learn about the transmission, symptoms, and treatments of these diseases.

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