Health And Medicine- Viral Hepatitis Knowledge Test

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Health And Medicine- Viral Hepatitis Knowledge Test

Viral Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver due to viral infection. Hepatotropic viruses such as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E are common causes. If you are studying medicine, you might know about this inflammation. Let's see how much knowledge do you have about this.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements about hepatitis A treatment is true?
    • A. 

      There is no treatment specific for hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Treatment should begin before symptom onset

    • C. 

      IV antiviral therapy should be administered

    • D. 

      Treatment can be discontinued once a patient has (+) IgG

  • 2. 
    Which of the following confers PASSIVE immunity?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A vaccine

    • B. 

      IgG

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B vaccine

    • D. 

      Hepatitis C vaccine

  • 3. 
    A patient is flying to Peru next week, but he is not sure if he has ever received a vaccine for hepatitis A. Which of the following should he receive (choose all that apply)?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A vaccine

    • B. 

      IgG

    • C. 

      IgM

  • 4. 
    If a patient is positive for _____ Anti-HAV, this signifies that the patient currently has acute hepatitis A infection. (Answer is 3 letters)
  • 5. 
    Which of the following patients would have positive IgG Anti-HBc? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      A 23-year old recovered from hepatitis A infection

    • B. 

      A 54 year old who has recovered from hepatitis B infection

    • C. 

      A 67 year old in phase 4 of hepatitis B infection

    • D. 

      A 78 year old in acute hepatitis B infection

  • 6. 
    In which TWO phases of hepatitis B is liver damage occurring?
    • A. 

      Phase 1, 2

    • B. 

      Phase 3, 5

    • C. 

      Phase 2, 4

    • D. 

      Phase 2, 3

  • 7. 
    For the following labs, which would be POSITIVE or ELEVATED in Phase 1 hepatitis B infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      HBeAg

    • B. 

      HBsAg

    • C. 

      IgG Anti-HBV

    • D. 

      IgM Anti-HBV

    • E. 

      Anti-HBe

    • F. 

      Anti-HBs

    • G. 

      HBV DNA

    • H. 

      ALT

  • 8. 
    For the following labs, which would be POSITIVE or ELEVATED in Phase 2 hepatitis B infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      HBeAg

    • B. 

      HBsAg

    • C. 

      IgG Anti-HBV

    • D. 

      IgM Anti-HBV

    • E. 

      Anti-HBe

    • F. 

      Anti-HBs

    • G. 

      HBV DNA

    • H. 

      ALT

  • 9. 
    For the following labs, which would be POSITIVE or ELEVATED in Phase 3 hepatitis B infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      HBeAg

    • B. 

      HBsAg

    • C. 

      IgG Anti-HBV

    • D. 

      IgM Anti-HBV

    • E. 

      Anti-HBe

    • F. 

      Anti-HBs

    • G. 

      HBV DNA

    • H. 

      ALT

  • 10. 
    For the following labs, which would be POSITIVE or ELEVATED in Phase 4 hepatitis B infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      HBeAg

    • B. 

      HBsAg

    • C. 

      IgG Anti-HBV

    • D. 

      IgM Anti-HBV

    • E. 

      Anti-HBe

    • F. 

      Anti-HBs

    • G. 

      HBV DNA

    • H. 

      ALT

  • 11. 
    For the following labs, which would be POSITIVE or ELEVATED in Phase 5 hepatitis B infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      HBeAg

    • B. 

      HBsAg

    • C. 

      IgG Anti-HBV

    • D. 

      IgM Anti-HBV

    • E. 

      Anti-HBe

    • F. 

      HBV DNA

    • G. 

      ALT

  • 12. 
    Phase 1 Hepatitis B patients do not need to be treated, UNLESS _______________.
    • A. 

      They are younger than 30

    • B. 

      They are older than 30

    • C. 

      They have elevated ALTs

    • D. 

      They have extremely high levels of HBV DNA

  • 13. 
    Phase 3 and Phase 5 hepatitis B patients do NOT need to continue treatment, UNLESS ______________.
    • A. 

      They are still HBsAg positive

    • B. 

      They have had hepatitis B infection for more than 10 years

    • C. 

      They are tolerating treatment very well

    • D. 

      They already have cirrhosis with any detectable virus

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are considered first line for hepatitis B treatment? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Pegylated Interferon

    • B. 

      Lamivudine

    • C. 

      Entecavir

    • D. 

      Adefovir

    • E. 

      Tenofovir

    • F. 

      Telbivudine

  • 15. 
    With which of the following drugs can you see an ALT flare?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 16. 
    Which of the following drugs is more well tolerated?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 17. 
    Which of the following drugs is susceptible to resistance?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 18. 
    Which of the following drugs is quicker at reducing HBV DNA and ALT?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is dosed as an injection once a week?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 20. 
    Which of the following has the least risk for relapse?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the most expensive?
    • A. 

      Peg-interferon

    • B. 

      Nucleoside analogues

  • 22. 
     
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    • A. 

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  • 23. 
    The definition of sustained virologic response is to have undetectable HCV RNA _______ weeks after the end of treatment (enter a number)
  • 24. 
    Which of the following medications is indicated in ALL six genotypes of hepatitis C infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir 

    • B. 

      Elbasvir and Grazoprevir

    • C. 

      Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir 

    • D. 

      Velpatasvir and Sofosbuvir 

    • E. 

      Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir

  • 25. 
    Which genotypes are covered by ALL first line agents for hepatitis C infection? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Genotype 1

    • B. 

      Genotype 2

    • C. 

      Genotype 3

    • D. 

      Genotype 4

    • E. 

      Genotype 5

    • F. 

      Genotype 6

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