Flashcards in Infectious Disease Deck (20):
Malaria mimic seen in New England?
How do you diagnose it?
dx with thick and thin smears (like malaria); may see the Maltese cross
atovaquone + azithromycin OR clinda + quinine
Cutaneous ulcer OR purulent conjunctivitis with preauricular lymph nodes should make you think of this disease:
Bloody diarrhea infectious agent associated with vaginitis?
Bloody diarrhea infectious agent associated with bandemia on CBC?
treatment of Shigella dysentery?
5d of azithro; can also do bactrim, 3rd gen cephalosporin, fluoroquinolones
infectious diarrhea agent to treat with antibiotics?
tx for tularemia
streptomycin, gentamicin, doxycycline, cipro
responsible organism in Lemierre's disease?
Pt with fever, PNA, endocarditis, flu-like symptoms.
Q-fever (Coxiella burnetti, rickettsial organism)
tx with doxy, fluoroquinolone
4 Kanavel Signs for Tenosynovitis
uniform swelling of the finger
tenderness along the course of the tendon
significant pain on passive extension
flexed position at rest
Treatment for cat scratch dz
Can usually observe, but if abx desired, try azithromycin to reduce duration of lymphadenopathy
Can also try rifampin, bactrim, and cipro
reasons to use VariZig
only for post-exposure ppx, but NOT once there is varicella infection
treatment for anthrax, plague, and tularemia?
doxy and/or cipro!!!!
gram+ rod that is a WMD
WMD with non-specific flu like illness without rhinorrhea
WMD with widened medistinum
WMD with significantly tender regional LAD
plague (these are called buboes)
WMD with classic clinical finding of blood-streaked sputum
WMD gram negative coccobacillus