Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: What Do You Know About Fungal Infection? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know about Fungal Infection called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis? This infection is spread that spread from person to person through a person with the active form of tuberculosis but it is not that easily contagious. Do you know the symptoms of this infection? Do take up the quiz and get to find out more about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are risk factors for drug resistance?
    • A. 

      Overuse of antibiotics

    • B. 

      Immigration from parts of the world with a high prevalence of drug resistant TB

    • C. 

      Close and prolonged contact with individuals with drug-resistant strains

    • D. 

      Unsuccessful previous therapy

    • E. 

      Patient non compliance

  • 2. 
    A patient presents with slowly progressive constitutional symptoms of fever, malaise, anorexia, weight loss, fever, and night sweats. After further evaluation, you discover that the patient has had a chronic cough for 25 days. What diagnosis are these symptoms consistent with?
    • A. 

      Fungal infections

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 3. 
    T/F Blood-streaked sputum is the most common presenting symptom of TB patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    T/F There are no physical exam findings specific for TB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the most accurate diagnostic method for TB?
    • A. 

      Culture of sputum, mucous, or gastric contents

    • B. 

      Culture of sputum, nasal, or gastric contents

    • C. 

      Culture of sputum, CSF, or gastric contents

    • D. 

      Culture of mucus,CSF, or gastric contents

  • 6. 
    Definitive diagnosis depends on the recovery of M. tuberculosis from cultures or identification of the organism by DNA or RNA amplification techniques. How many consecutive morning sputum specimens are advised?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 7. 
    T/F Acid-fast bacilli on sputum smear confirm the diagnosis of TB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    T/F Cultures grown on solid medium may take 12 weeks to identify, whereas, liquid medium may allow detection of mycobacteria in several days
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What does this x ray show? Pick two
    • A. 

      Large homogenous infiltrates, hilar and paratracheal lymph node enlargement, and segmental atelectaisis

    • B. 

      Small homogenous infiltrates, hilar and paratracheal lymph node enlargement, and segmental atelectaisis

    • C. 

      Righ upper lobe cavitation with parenchymal involvement which is a classic indicator of progressive primary tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Left lobe cavitation with parenchymal involvement which is a classic indicator of progressive primary tuberculosis

    • E. 

      Miliary TB

  • 10. 
    T/F A patient with a positive TB skin test is carrying the active infection?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is considered the preferred method of skin testing?
    • A. 

      TB skin test

    • B. 

      Tense tuberculin test

    • C. 

      Mantoux test

    • D. 

      Mannatol test

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