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Flashcards in Infectious Disease Deck (18):
1

Occupations at risk for leptospirosis

field workers, slaughter house, farmers, sewer, veterinary, fishermen

2

Occupations at risk for brucellosis

slaughter house, farmers, dairy workers, veterinary

3

Undulant fever is characteristic of

brucellosis

4

Brucellosis symptoms include

fever, HA, myalgias, LAd, arthralgias, UTI, hepatitis

5

What is response rate for Hep B vaccine?

90-95% in health adults

6

What are risk factors for non-response to Hep B vaccine?

obesity, age, DM, renal disease, immunosuppression

7

What is current protocol for initial Hep B non-responders?

additional 3 doses (total of 6 doses)

8

T or F: CDC recommends booster doses of Hep B vaccine.

False.

9

T or F: CDC recommends periodic serologic testing of Hep B vaccine status.

False.

10

T or F: CDC recommends post-vaccination testing for anti-HBs response.

Only for HCW with continued risk for patient contact and needlestick injuries.

11

What is "golden period" for PEP in a HIV post-exposure case?

Prophylaxis started within 2 hours. NLT 72 hours.

12

What accounts for 40% of chronic liver disease?

Hep C.

13

What is current PEP for HCV?

None.

14

Weil disease is associated with?

leptospirosis

15

Clinical finding of psittacosis?

Atypical pneumonitis (CXR worse than symptoms)

16

Leptospirosis affects which organs systems?

brain, liver, kidney

17

classic physical finding of leptospirosis

conjunctival suffusion

18

"Undulant fever" is associated with?

Brucellosis