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1

How does PCP pneumonia appear on CT chest?

Groundglass opacity

2

How should PCP pneumonia be treated?

Co-trioxazole BD

3

Which type of bacteria are people with a B cell immunological defect most susceptible to?

Strep
Staph
Haemophilus

4

Which type of bacteria are people with a neutrophil immunological defect most susceptible to?

Staph
Pseudomonas

5

Which type of bacteria are people with a complement defect most susceptible to?

Neisseria

6

Which type of virus are people with a B cell immunological defect most susceptible to?

Enteroviral encephalitis

7

Which type of viruses are people with a T cell immunological defect most susceptible to?

CMV
EBV
Varicella

8

Which type of fungal infections are people with a T cell immunological defect most susceptible to?

PCP
Candidia

9

Which type of fungal infections are people with a neutrophil immunological defect most susceptible to?

Candida
Aspergillus

10

What infection are alcoholics more susceptible to than the general population and why?

Alcohol also immunosuppresses - they are more at risk of actinomyces abscesses

11

What phrase is pathognemonic for actinomyces abscesses?

Basiphilogranules (sulphur granules)

12

Why are antibiotics not useful in osteomyelitis?

They ca't access necrotic bone that is lacking blood supply

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