Which drug is used for the treatment of anthrax?
Penicillin is the drug of choice for the treatment of anthrax. A live attenuated vaccine is available for prevention of anthrax in cattle and sheep.
Which of the following is a major virulence factor of Streptococcus pneumoniae?
The major virulence factor is the polysaccharide capsule, which effectively inhibits phagocytosis.
Puerperal fever is a streptococcal infection of the _____________
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Which of the following immunity is protective against infection by S.pyogenes?
The only type of immunity that is protective against infection by S. pyogenes is humoral immunity: antibodies against M proteins act as opsonins, enhancing phagocytosis of the streptococci.
Scarlet fever is similar to the pharyngitis in all respects.
Scarlet fever is similar to the pharyngitis except for the skin rash that appears because of the erythrogenic toxin.