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5 Matching questions

  1. Inflammatory diarrheoa may be
  2. Vomiting is frequently indicated with what type of agent
  3. anitbiotics may be prescribed if
  4. Diarrheoa symptoms are usually
  5. What is the best way to control GITMD
  1. a By targeting the microbial agent and tranmission routes
  2. b Food toxins: bacteria is coated with toxin and is preformed in the food so doesn't need to replicate in GIT to cause symptoms. Indicated by rapid onset and often multiple cases from people consumiing the same food. (enterotoxins commonly indicated Staph.aureus & Bacillus cereus)
  3. c severe, chronic and require therapy
  4. d self resolving in immunocompetant individuals and antibiotics are normally contraindicated
  5. e the condition is chronic, at risk group is involved, the agent is Shigella. note antibiotics generally only work on bacterial conditions and may actually make other conditions worse as they kill of NRF.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. enterobus, Taenia, Echinococcus, Ascaris, Strongyloides
  2. Candida albicans
  3. diarrhoea
  4. Viruses, Bacteria, Protozoa, Fungi, Helminths, Algae
  5. characterised by blood, mucus and pus in stool.

5 True/False questions

  1. What are appropriate samples for specimen collectionsmall intestine and colon


  2. Inflammatory diarrhoea 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


  3. Non inflammatory diarrheoa characterised byLeucocytes in stools
    Blood in stools
    mucus in stools
    severe abdo pain in lower left quadrant (effects colon)
    +/- fever


  4. Where are the principal sites of infection for GITMDsmall intestine and colon


  5. Diarrhoea symptoms can be classed asself resolving in immunocompetant individuals and antibiotics are normally contraindicated


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