Infectious Disease

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Infectious Disease Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What organism is NOT consistent with this morphology? 
    • A. 

      Babesia rossi east pathogenic

    • B. 

      Babesia canis

    • C. 

      Babesia vulpis

    • D. 

      Babesia coco

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the organism morphologically similar to Babesia that has the ability to infect other cell types including endothelial cells, erythrocytes, and leukocytes
  • 3. 
    What is the pathognomonic finding with canine rangeliosis?
  • 4. 
    What drug/drug protocol is the primary RX for B. canis? 
    • A. 

      Clindamycin

    • B. 

      Atovaquone/Azithromycin

    • C. 

      Baytril/Doxycyline

    • D. 

      Imidocarb

    • E. 

      Amphotericin B

    • F. 

      Diminazine

  • 5. 
    Pretreatment with ___________ may mitigate the following potential side effects of imidocarb: salivation, lacrimation, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle tremors, restlessness, tachypnea
  • 6. 
    Which one is NOT associated with an increased mortality rate with Babesia? 
    • A. 

      High cortisol and low thyroxine levels

    • B. 

      Capillary and venous parasitemia

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Clinical collapse

    • E. 

      Lactate At admission > 5 mmol/L, > 2.5 mmol/L or increase or failure to decrease < 50%. At 24 hours: > 4.4 mmol/l

    • F. 

      CNS involvement

    • G. 

      Bilirubin > 170 μmol/L or ALT elevations

    • H. 

      Cardiac troponin T (cTnT) > cardiac troponin I (cTnl)

    • I. 

      Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 concentration

  • 7. 
    What one is a most common finding with Babesia infections? 
    • A. 

      Coomb’s positive

    • B. 

      Autoagglutination

    • C. 

      May develop left shift; leukemoid response

    • D. 

      Spherocytosis

    • E. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • F. 

      Normoblastemia

    • G. 

      Regenerative anemia

  • 8. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4