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Parasitology Review

7 Questions  I  By Cblanch
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1.  A 42-year-old pt with AIDS presents to your office with chronic, intractable, debilitating diarrhea. He says it began not long after returning from a camping trip. He admits to drinking water from a stream without using a filter or boiling it. You perform a GSA(Giardia Stool Antigen) test which comes back negative. What is his likely diagnosis?
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2.  What is the primary cause of Amebiasis?
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3.  What is the DOC (Drug of Choice) when treating Trichonomas Vaginalis?
4.  A 24-year-old male pt presents to your office with a fever, head ache, and lethargy. He has recently returned from a medical mission, which placed him in many underserved African villages. Your physical exam confirms the fever and also reveals significant lymphadenopathy. His girlfriend states she has noticed increased irritability over the past few days. Given the symptoms and history, what is the most likely diagnosis?
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5.  The process by which uninfected bugs are allowed to feed on a pts blood, then the gut contents are examined for parasites 4-6 weeks later is called ____________.
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6.  A 42-year-old African immigrant with Rheumatoid Arthritis presents to your office for a follow-up on medication efficacy. She has been on Methotrexate since being diagnosed with severe RA. She has worked as a custodian since migrating to the US 16 years ago. You run the appropriate blood tests, including a CBC, which reports a very high eosinophil level. Given the history, what should you be suspicious of?
7.  Which of the following is true of Malaria?
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