Flashcards in Infectious Disease Deck (18):
Occupations at risk for leptospirosis
field workers, slaughter house, farmers, sewer, veterinary, fishermen
Occupations at risk for brucellosis
slaughter house, farmers, dairy workers, veterinary
Undulant fever is characteristic of
Brucellosis symptoms include
fever, HA, myalgias, LAd, arthralgias, UTI, hepatitis
What is response rate for Hep B vaccine?
90-95% in health adults
What are risk factors for non-response to Hep B vaccine?
obesity, age, DM, renal disease, immunosuppression
What is current protocol for initial Hep B non-responders?
additional 3 doses (total of 6 doses)
T or F: CDC recommends booster doses of Hep B vaccine.
T or F: CDC recommends periodic serologic testing of Hep B vaccine status.
T or F: CDC recommends post-vaccination testing for anti-HBs response.
Only for HCW with continued risk for patient contact and needlestick injuries.
What is "golden period" for PEP in a HIV post-exposure case?
Prophylaxis started within 2 hours. NLT 72 hours.
What accounts for 40% of chronic liver disease?
What is current PEP for HCV?
Weil disease is associated with?
Clinical finding of psittacosis?
Atypical pneumonitis (CXR worse than symptoms)
Leptospirosis affects which organs systems?
brain, liver, kidney
classic physical finding of leptospirosis