Microbiology Quiz #32, Rickettsial Diseases 

1. A 5-year-old child presents with fever, headache, and a rash that started on the wrists and ankles and then spread to the trunk. The family recently returned from a camping trip in the Rocky Mountains. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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2. A patient presents with a history of tick bite followed by fever, malaise, and a spotted rash. Laboratory tests show decreased platelet count. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?

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3. Which of the following rickettsial diseases is known to be endemic to the Mediterranean region, characterized by fever, headache, and a rash that typically spares the face?

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4. A patient presents with fever, eschar at the site of a mite bite, and regional lymphadenopathy. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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5. A 30-year-old male presents with fever, headache, and a rash starting as maculopapular lesions that later become petechial. He reports recent travel to a rural area in Brazil. Which of the following organisms is most likely responsible for his condition?

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