Symptoms And Measures Quiz On Tuberculosis!

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Tuberculosis Quizzes & Trivia

Tuberculosis is a contagious infection, that generally spreads who have prolonged coughs and sneezes in tiny droplets that contain the germs and infects the lungs. This quiz has been developed to assess your knowledge about tuberculosis disease which contains an overview of tuberculosis, infection control measures in the health care setting, and a review of the Sierra Health TB/Respiratory Protection Program. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Persistent and productive cough, weight loss, bloody sputum, night sweats, fever, and anorexia are common symptoms of TB infection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    These are known manifestations of active TB infection.

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  • 2. 

    A person with latent TB is not contagious.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Latent TB organisms are not active, however patients should still receive drug therapy to prevent the disease from becoming active.

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  • 3. 

    TB is spread through skin to skin contact with an infected individual.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    TB is an airborne disease

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  • 4. 

    Individuals employed in non-clinical positions at non-clinical worksites are at equal risk of contacting TB as individuals working in a clinical setting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Those who have less opportunity to be exposed are not at equal risk.

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  • 5. 

    Quantiferon Gold is not subject to reader bias in the interpretation of positive or negative results.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Unlike skin testing, the Quantiferon Gold eliminates variance in results interpretation.

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  • 6. 

    Prior BCG vaccination can produce a false positive result if Quantiferon Gold testing is used.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Unlike skin testing, the Quantiferon Gold will not produce false positive results.

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  • 7. 

    Blood samples for Quantiferon Gold can be tested after 12 hours of blood collection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Samples need to be tested within 12 hours.

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  • 8. 

    Blood samples drawn for Quantiferon Gold testing require special handling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Care must be taken to ensure viability of white blood cells within the sample in order for the antigen markers to function.

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  • 9. 

    When a clinic patient is suspected of being infected with TB, clinic staff should give the patient an N-95 respirator mask to wear

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The patient should be offered a surgical mask and staff should wear the correct size N-95 mask for which they were fitted.

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  • 10. 

    Clinics should have particulate masks available for patients as a means to decrease the spread of airborne infections.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Provide the patient with a common surgical mask as a particulate or N-95 mask is difficult for a patient with respiratory problems to breath through.

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  • 11. 

    Suspected TB does not need to be reported to the health department.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Suspected TB infection is on the health department’s list of reportable diseases.

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  • 12. 

    Confirmed TB cases are referred to the health department for treatment and follow-up.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The health department is requiredto treat and follow-up confirmed TB cases.

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