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1

Which does not ferment lactose, E. coli or Salmonella?

Salmonella

2

How should you initially treat a child with Salmonella food poisoning?

Supportive care

*Note that abx can PROLONG fecal shedding

3

What parasite is strongly associated with bloody diarrhea?

Entamoeba histolytica

4

What is the initial treatment for RSV?

Watchful waiting

5

What is the most likely cause of an aspiration pneumonia IN A NURSING HOME?

Streptococcus pneumoniae*

*This is the most common cause of nursing home acquired pneumonia

6

A patient with a painful penile lesion, beefy red base, and tender inguinal lymph nodes most likely has?

Chancroid

7

A patient with a painful penile lesion, beefy red base, and tender inguinal lymph nodes. You think its Chancroid, how do you rule out Herpes?

Tzanck Smear

8

What is RPR/VDRL used to diagnose?

Syphilis

9

Describe a positive Tzanck smear?

Large multinucleated lobules

10

What organism causes Chancroid?

Haemophilus ducreyi

11

If you see gram positive cocci in clusters, what should you suspect?

S. aureus

12

How can you tell the difference between S. aureus and S. epidermidis in the lab?

Coagulase