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Flashcards in Microbiology - GI and Liver Deck (5):
1

(3) diff ways to get HepB in US

vertical transmission (birth from + mother)
sex
IV drug use

2

What does it necessarily mean if you have viral antiGEN in your blood?

it means you have the viral infection currently
(v. having antiBODY, which may or may not mean you have active infection)

3

What type of vaccine is the Rotavirus vaccine? How is it administered?

live attenuated. Orally.

4

Majority of gallstones are made up of? How will it show up on imaging?

cholesterol-based gallstones
canNOT be seen on XR, but WILL show up on U/S

5

Of all the gastroenteritis-causing viruses, which is most likely to cause vomiting?

Norovirus (Calicivirus family)