Feb '10
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  • Q:

    A man suffers from an E. coli (gram negative) infection. After taking antibiotics, blood tests indicate that the E. coli infection are dead. However, the man soon develops a high fever and inflammation. This is most likely due to

     

    A

    the peptidoglycan of the cell wall

    B

    the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of the outer membrane

    C

    the flagellin from the flagella

    D

    the E. coli spores that evaded detection and later germinated




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