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5 Matching questions

  1. Why would neonates be particularly vulnerable
  2. Acute diarrhoea is characterused by
  3. Diarrhoeal infections normally target and alter the function of
  4. Fungal GITMD common to Australia
  5. Bacterial GITMD common to Australia
  1. a liquefied stools
  2. b 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.
  3. c Campylobacter, Salmonella, Escherchia coli, Shigella, Listeria, Yersina, Bacillus, Clostridum, Vibro species
  4. d Candida albicans
  5. e as they easily succumb to dehydration and have immature immune systems

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. water and food
  2. rehydration
  3. Giardia, Cryptosporidium
  4. non inflammatory or inflammatory
  5. Microbial type
    immuno status of the host

5 True/False questions

  1. Inflammatory diarrheoa may beLeucocytes in stools
    Blood in stools
    mucus in stools
    severe abdo pain in lower left quadrant (effects colon)
    +/- fever


  2. GITMD effectsnormal functioning of the of GIT


  3. What types of gropus are considered high riskelderly, neonates and travellers to high risk zones


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


  5. What is the best way to control GITMDBy targeting the microbial agent and tranmission routes