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I need some help with some questions

1) Which of the following is found only in peptidoglycan?
A) L-lysine
B) diaminopimelic acid
C) D-glutamate
D) L-alanine
E) none of the above

2) In the screen for bacterial meningitis( most commonly latex particle agglutination test) , what chemical compound are we searching in cerebrospinal fluid?
A) cellular proteins
B) endotoxin
C) Immunoglobulins
D) Polysaccharide
E) ribosomal RNA

I would say D- but not sure :/

3) Which of the following organism MOST likely to be cause of pneumonia in IMMUNOCOMPETENT patient.
A) Nocardia asteroides
B) Serratia marcesens
C) Mycoplasma pneumonia
D) Legionella Pneumophila

I would say its either B or C.

Thanks in advance
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