Infective Endocarditis (5 MCQs)

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  • 1. 
    Most commonly affected in IE is
    • A. 

      Valve leaflets  

    • B. 

      Chordae

    • C. 

      Chamber walls

    • D. 

      Paraprosthetic tissue

  • 2. 
    Majority of organisms in vegetations are
    • A. 

      Inactive and non-growing

    • B. 

      Inactive metabolically, but grow rapidly

    • C. 

      Very active metabolically, but do not grow

    • D. 

      Very active metabolically and grows rapidly

  • 3. 
    The clinical manifestations of IE result from
    • A. 

      Cytokines

    • B. 

      Intracardiac infection 

    • C. 

      Embolization

    • D. 

      Immunological phenomenon  

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Modified Duke Criteria for IE
    • A. 

      Highly sensitive

    • B. 

      Highly specific

    • C. 

      Both   

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Antimicrobial therapy in IE – True statement
    • A. 

      Vegetations are highly vascular

    • B. 

      Bacteria in vegetations are rapidly growing   

    • C. 

      All bacteria in the vegetation need not be killed

    • D. 

      None   

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