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1

Chancroid presentation and organism

Heamophilus ducreyi -> ulcers followed by enlarged inguinal lymph nodes a few days later

2

Osteomyelitis

Co-Amox IV TDS for 4 - 6 weeks

3

Gonorrhoea Tx

Ceftriaxone, if pen allergic single dose azitrhomycin

4

Lymphogranuloma venereum presentation and Tx

Shallow painless ulcer on glans, treated with doxy bd for 21 days. Chalmydia trachomatis and also swollen lymph nodes

5

Dengue fever presentation

abrupt onset fever, rash, bone and muscle pain. Sutiable geography (SE asia). IgM serology or PCR. Supportive treatment

6

Bacillus cereus vs Staph aureus

Staph aureus onset within 1 - 6 hours

7

Highest risk long-term sequelae in schistosomiasis

Hepatic fibrosis over bladder carcinoma

8

How to detect infectious TB?

Sputum culture and microscopy

9

Diphteria antibiotic

azithromycin

10

Treatment campylobacter

azithromycin

11

Strongyloides sx and tx

Northern thailand, abdo pain, weight loss, repsiratory symptoms, urticarial rash. Eosinophilia. Tx with ivermectin or albendazole

12

Jarish Herzheimer Reaction in which diseases and Tx

Nil

Seen in tx of syphilis and borrelia

13

HIV management

14

Mycobacterium avium presentation and tx

15

Which vaccine to avoid in HIV?

BCG

and live vaccines can be given as long as CD4 count over 200

16

Examples of live vaccines

Hep A

Yellow fever

MMR

Chickenpox

Shingles

 

17

HYdatid disease presentation

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IRIS can be seen in which conditions

HIV and Whipple's