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1

Three components of specimen quality

proper selection
proper collection
proper transport

2

what is bacteremia?

presence of bacteria in blood

3

what is septicemia?

presence of bacteria and its toxins @ blood

4

How is CSF collected? what general procedure

lumbar puncture

5

True or false. CSF must be refrigerated at all times

false, it may done so only for viral studies (but up to 24 hours only)

6

All are properties of CSF at pyogenic meningitis except
a. clear and watery
b. high protein
c. reduced or absent glucose

a. clear and watery
turbid dapat

7

All are properties of CSF at tubercular meningitis except
a. cobweb like clotting
b. slightly elevated protein
c. normal glucose

c. normal glucose
reduced dapat

8

All are properties of CSF at aseptic meningitis except
a. cobweb like clotting
b. slightly elevated protein
c. normal glucose

a. cobweb like clotting
clear and watery dapat

9

All may be used as transport medium for stool except
a. Cary Blair
b.Buffered glycerol transport medium
c. Stuart's transport medium
d. Amie's medium

d. Amie's medium --> for CSF

10

purpose of serological typing

to identify strain and minimize possibility of widespread outbreaks

11

What is suprapubic aspiration?

collection of bladder urine

12

In clean catch urine collection, what "stream" must be collected?

midstream urine

13

If delay of more than 2 hours is anticipated, any of the ff may be done to the urine sample except
a. container with 1.8% boric acid
b. urine transport tube
c. do not put in fridge

c, kasi dapat ref at 4 degrees Celsius

14

true or false: in wound infections, tissue obtained at surgical procedures are best

true, organisms present are usually cause of infection

15

true or false: in wound infections, swab specimens are most susceptible to contamination

true

16

All may be used for transporting superficial wound sample except
a. 1.8% boric acid
b. Stuart's medium
c. Amie's medium

A

17

true or false: anaerobic transporter needed for deep lesions

true

18

identify the media: equal parts of glycerol and 0.033 M phosphate buffer

buffered glycerol transport medium

19

identify the media: buffered semisolid agar, sodium thioglycolate

Stuart's transport medium

20

most commonly used method for collecting urine

catheterization

21

disinfection of animate object to reduce/eliminate contaminant organisms on uninvolved area

antisepsis