Rapid diagnostic tests for streptococcal infections may use
A) blood agar AND the Kirby-Bauer test.
B) antibodies AND blood agar.
C) DNA probes.
D) the Kirby-Bauer test AND DNA probes.
E) antibodies AND DNA probes.
Which of the following is associated with the upper respiratory system?
A) Humidifying inhaled air.
B) Warming inhaled air AND drying inhaled air.
C) Cooling inhaled air AND drying inhaled air.
D) Cooling inhaled air AND humidifying inhaled air.
E) Humidifying inhaled air AND warming inhaled air
Virulence factors used by S. pyogenes include all of the following EXCEPT
A) protein F.
B) M protein.
C) a capsule.
E) protein G.
The disease characterized by the appearance of a toxin-mediated rash that causes the tongue to look like the surface of a ripe strawberry is
A) scarlet fever.
D) strep throat.