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31

Should you treat asymptomatic bactouria? Exception to this rule.

No, it may just be normal and fine
Treat is and you may give someone CDiff for no reason
Exception -- IC Patients

32

When looking for S. Aureus in the blood you should....

Check two different sites
Testing from the line may give contaminates
If its in both cultures, its probably not a contaminant

33

"Biofilms can be a real....

bitch."

34

What should you do first in a spinal infection without compression?

Take a sample to determine what you're treating before you blast the patient with antibiotics

35

Who grows neurosyphilis like its their job?

HIV patients