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  1. What are appropriate samples for specimen collection
  2. Diarrhoeal infections normally target and alter the function of
  3. Protozoans GITMD
  4. GITMD effects
  5. Shigella is a
  1. a human specific pathogen requires mandatory treatment with antibiotics and reporting to limit spread
  2. b normal functioning of the of GIT
  3. c The LGIT : normal function water, electrolyte absorption and excretion of faeces. Hence why if this function is altered water and electrolyes are expelled creating watery faeces. This process leads to dehydration which can be life threatening in chronic cases.
  4. d Giardia, Cryptosporidium
  5. e Faeces and vomitus

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. rehydration
  2. Candida albicans
  3. Yes by employing standard enteric precautions
  4. yes
  5. the faecal oral route

5 True/False Questions

  1. Non inflammatory diarrheoa characterised byno leucocytes in stools
    rarely blood in stools
    raely mucus in stools
    greatly increased watery stools
    no one to slight abdo pain (effects small intestine)
    +/- fever


  2. Why would neonates be particularly vulnerableself resolving in immunocompetant individuals and antibiotics are normally contraindicated


  3. Vomiting is frequently indicated with what type of agentMicrobial type
    immuno status of the host


  4. Name six causitive agent groupsMacroscopic: this a visual inspection to see consistancy
    Microscopic: closer inspection using microscope to detect the presence of blood, mucus or pus that weren't visible to the naked eye. Can tell you whether it was a inflammatory infection or not.
    Stool culture: This is where bacteria are grown for identification to distinguish the causitive agent
    ASA can be used if anti biotics are to be used.


  5. Viral GITMD common to AustraliaRotavirus, Noravirus


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