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Questions about "Normal Flora of the Human Throat"
|"Strep throat may be caused by ________ ________, which is ________-hemolytic.||Streptococcus pyrogenes, beta|
|The ________ ________ are the most prominent organisms of normal throat flora throughout life and they are ________-hemolytic.||Streptococcus spp, alpha|
|If a throat swab cannot be cultured immediately, it should be placed in a tube of ________ ________ to prevent drying.||transport medium|
|The numerical predominance of a specific organism in a throat culture usually indicates that it (is/is not) responsible for a pathogenic condition in the throat.||is not|
|Name four indicators useful in the identification of an organism from a throat culture:||Colony size, Type of hemolysis, Color, Gram reaction|
|Hemolysis is produced as a result of changes in ________||red blood cells (RBCs)|