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Who should be tested for H. pylori?

1. Pt's with gastric cancer
2. Active peptic ulcer disease
3. Hx of peptic ulcer disease
4. Symptoms of dyspepsia

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What testing is available for H. pylori?

1. Urease breath test
2. Serology
3. Stool Ag
4. Endoscopy + biopsy

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Tx for H. pylori

1. HP-Pac: Lansoprazole + Clarithromycin + Amoxicillin

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Tx for oropharyngeal candidiasis

1. Nystatin
2. Clotrimazole troches
3. Fluconazole
4. Anti-retroviral therapy (HIV)

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Tx for esophageal candidiasis

1. ALWAYS systemic anti-fungals
2. Fluconazole OR
3. Echinocandins OR
4. Amphotericin B

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Liver abscess is a serious condition which requires:

1. Prompt hospitalization
2. CT scan
3. Empiric antibiotic therapy (enteric Gram -ve, enterococcus, and anaerobes)