Test Your Knowledge About Hospital Acquired Infection! Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Hospital Acquired Infection! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________ is the most commonly acquired hospital infection.
    • A. 

      Surgical wound infection

    • B. 

      Urinary tract infection

    • C. 

      Respiratory tract infection

    • D. 

      Infectious diarrhea

  • 2. 
    _________ and _________ are the most common causes of infection in hospitals.
    • A. 

      Bacterial and fungal

    • B. 

      Staphylococci and e.coli

    • C. 

      Staphylococci and p.aeruginosa

    • D. 

      E.coli and p.aeroginosa

  • 3. 
    E.coli is......
    • A. 

      Gram negative

    • B. 

      Gram positive

    • C. 

      A protozoan

    • D. 

      A spirocete

  • 4. 
    Which of the following bacteria are gram (-) and tend to colonize in moist areas?
    • A. 

      E.coli

    • B. 

      Klebsiella

    • C. 

      Mycobacteria

    • D. 

      Pseudomonas

    • E. 

      Acinetobacter

  • 5. 
    Hand-washing hygiene is so important because ____________ are not usually part of the resident skin flora, but are readily carried on the hands.
    • A. 

      Gram negative cocci

    • B. 

      Gram negative rods

    • C. 

      Gram positive cocci

    • D. 

      Gram positive rods

  • 6. 
    A 3-fold increased risk of C.diff infection has been associated worldwide with the widespread use of what drug?
    • A. 

      Cephalosporins

    • B. 

      Macrolides

    • C. 

      Fluoroquinolones

    • D. 

      Sulfonamides

  • 7. 
    Rates of CDI are higher and outcomes are worse in patients with
    • A. 

      Peptic ulcer disease

    • B. 

      Inflammatory bowel disease

    • C. 

      Celiac disease

    • D. 

      Ulcerative colitis

  • 8. 
    A typical initial manifestation of CDI is 
    • A. 

      Marked abdominal distension

    • B. 

      Vomiting

    • C. 

      Dyspepsia

    • D. 

      Watery diarrhea

  • 9. 
    The gold standard for diagnosing CDI is
    • A. 

      A PCR test

    • B. 

      A cell culture cytotoxic assay

    • C. 

      Stool culture and sensitivity testing

    • D. 

      Small bowel biopsy

  • 10. 
    Because of its associated neurotoxicity, repeated recurrences of CDI should not be treated with
    • A. 

      Vancomycin

    • B. 

      Amoxicillin

    • C. 

      Metronidazole

    • D. 

      Clarithromycin