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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Inflammatory diarrhoea characterised by
  2. anitbiotics may be prescribed if
  3. Diarrheoa symptoms are usually
  4. Viral GITMD common to Australia
  5. Treatment generally required
  1. a rehydration
  2. b self resolving in immunocompetant individuals and antibiotics are normally contraindicated
  3. c 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.
  4. d Rotavirus, Noravirus
  5. e Leucocytes in stools
    Blood in stools
    mucus in stools
    severe abdo pain in lower left quadrant (effects colon)
    +/- fever

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. Fingers, Food, Flies, Faeces, Fomites and Water
  3. Campylobacter, Salmonella, Escherchia coli, Shigella, Listeria, Yersina, Bacillus, Clostridum, Vibro species
  4. 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.
  5. Candida albicans

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the principal tissue targeted by GITMDMucous membranes of the LGIT

          

  2. Things that dictate risk statusMicrobial type
    immuno status of the host
    environment

          

  3. GITMD effectsnormal functioning of the of GIT

          

  4. Protozoans GITMDhuman specific pathogen requires mandatory treatment with antibiotics and reporting to limit spread

          

  5. Dysenterycharacterised by blood, mucus and pus in stool.

          

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