Flashcards in EXAM #1: CASE II Deck (12):
Which does not ferment lactose, E. coli or Salmonella?
How should you initially treat a child with Salmonella food poisoning?
*Note that abx can PROLONG fecal shedding
What parasite is strongly associated with bloody diarrhea?
What is the initial treatment for RSV?
What is the most likely cause of an aspiration pneumonia IN A NURSING HOME?
*This is the most common cause of nursing home acquired pneumonia
A patient with a painful penile lesion, beefy red base, and tender inguinal lymph nodes most likely has?
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?
What is RPR/VDRL used to diagnose?
Describe a positive Tzanck smear?
Large multinucleated lobules
What organism causes Chancroid?
If you see gram positive cocci in clusters, what should you suspect?