Beware Of Typhoid, Understand The Disease In This Quiz

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Typhoid is a bacterial infection that can lead to a high fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. It can be fatal. It is caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi. The infection is often passed on through contaminated food and drinking water, and it is more prevalent in places where handwashing is less frequent. Beware of Typhoid, Understand the disease in this quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Typhoid Mainly spreads through
    • A. 

      Contaminated Air

    • B. 

      Mineral water

    • C. 

      Contaminated food and water

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 2. 
    % of people become carrier of typhoid after suffering with acute illness of typhoid
    • A. 

      5-7%

    • B. 

      3-5%

    • C. 

      10-125

    • D. 

      Noneof the above

  • 3. 
    S.typhi  is carried by ----------------- to the liver,gall bladder and spleen
    • A. 

      RBC

    • B. 

      WBC

    • C. 

      Lymphatic node

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Typhoid patients may develope pink color spots in the body after ------------- days of typhoid fever
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      12 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      11 days

  • 5. 
    Typhoid is a seasonal disease. Maximum occurance of typhoid happens in which of the following season?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Rainy

    • D. 

      Summer

  • 6. 
    Which is the optimally used diagnosis tool for detection of typhoid
    • A. 

      Blood culture

    • B. 

      Stool culture

    • C. 

      Widal

    • D. 

      Bone marrow culture

  • 7. 
    Gold standard for diagnosis of typhoid is
    • A. 

      Widal

    • B. 

      Stool culture

    • C. 

      Blood culture

    • D. 

      Noe of the above

  • 8. 
    Body temperature of a typhoid patient varies from --------- degree to ----------- degree
    • A. 

      101-104

    • B. 

      101-103

    • C. 

      102-103

    • D. 

      103-104

  • 9. 
    As per WHO guidelines, dosage of Cefixime in the treatment of typhoid is
    • A. 

      10-15kg/body weight

    • B. 

      8-20mg/kg body weight

    • C. 

      15-20mg/kg body weight

    • D. 

      12-16kg/kg body weight

  • 10. 
    In India, mortality rate in typhoid is
    • A. 

      1-3%

    • B. 

      7-12%

    • C. 

      1.3-3.4%

    • D. 

      2-9%

  • 11. 
    The first Incidence of MDR typhoid was observed in India in which of the following years
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      2001

  • 12. 
    The Major side effect of Chloramphenicol is
    • A. 

      Diarrhoea

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Bone marrow depression

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Nelidixic Acid is ---------- group of antibiotic
    • A. 

      Beta Lactams

    • B. 

      Quinolone

    • C. 

      Macrolide

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    NAR resistant patients should be treated with
    • A. 

      Cefixime/Ceftriaxone,Levofloxacin

    • B. 

      Ceftriaxone/Cefixime, Azithromycin

    • C. 

      Azithromycin,Ofloxacin,Cefpodoxime

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    As per Harrisson's Principle of Internal  Medicine, dosage of Azithromycin for the empirical treatment of typhoid is
    • A. 

      250mg/day for 10 days

    • B. 

      500mg/day for 5 days

    • C. 

      1000mg/day for 5 days

    • D. 

      2000mg/day for 3 days

  • 16. 
    Disadvantge of Ceftriaxone treatment are
    • A. 

      High cost and relapse

    • B. 

      Hospitalization and relapse

    • C. 

      High cost and hospitalization

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    If typhoid is not treated properly for 2-3 weeks, what would be possible hazards that may happen to the patients
    • A. 

      Intestinal perforation and bleeding

    • B. 

      Bleeding and high fever

    • C. 

      High fever and vomiting

    • D. 

      Pink color spots in the body and high fever

  • 18. 
    Widal can be said to be positive if titre for O and H antigens are
    • A. 

      >= 100 and 150 respectively

    • B. 

      >= 100 and 200 respectively

    • C. 

      >= 100 and 300 respectively

    • D. 

      >= 150 and 300 respectively

  • 19. 
    Widal can be false positive, if the patient is having -------------------
    • A. 

      Previous history of typhoid at least once

    • B. 

      Vaccinated with typhoid vaccine

    • C. 

      Been treated with chloramphenicol

    • D. 

      Family history of typhoid

  • 20. 
    Positive fecal culture of Azithromycin is 0 vis a vis 41% with Fluroquinolone. It implies
    • A. 

      Fluroquinolone gives 41% better result in typhoid treatmet

    • B. 

      Azithromycin offers predictability in treatment of typhoid

    • C. 

      Azithromycin offer no chance of relapse compared to fluroquinolone which is 41%

    • D. 

      No impact of feacal culture in the management of typhod

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