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Quiz about Folliculitis
Quiz about Folliculitis

Folliculitis Trivia Quiz


Test your knowledge of folliculitis, or hair follicle infections.

A multiple-choice quiz by Morrigan716. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Morrigan716
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
72,798
Updated
Oct 11 23
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
3 / 5
Plays
1410
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Question 1 of 5
1. What can an infected hair follicle lead to if untreated? Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. What is the pathogen that causes folliculitis? Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. What is the incubation period for folliculitis? Hint


Question 4 of 5
4. What is NOT a way to prevent folliculitis? Hint


Question 5 of 5
5. Oral antibiotics can prevent the spread of folliculitis?



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What can an infected hair follicle lead to if untreated?

Answer: Boil

Boils are pus filled spots.
2. What is the pathogen that causes folliculitis?

Answer: Staphylococcus aureus

Folliculitis is transmitted by contact with someone who has a purulent lesion or is a carrier.
3. What is the incubation period for folliculitis?

Answer: 4 to 10 days

The incubation period varies, but 4 to 10 days is the most usual.
4. What is NOT a way to prevent folliculitis?

Answer: Oral vaccination

There is not a vaccine for folliculitis.
5. Oral antibiotics can prevent the spread of folliculitis?

Answer: True

Oral antibiotics are used for boils near the nose to prevent spread to the brain. People with recurring boils may require oral antibiotics for months or years.
Source: Author Morrigan716

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