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1

Usual brown color of poop is from what?

Stercobillin

2

Clay (gray white), tan poor means what?

Biliary obstruction

3

Is red poop upper or lower?

Lower GI

4

Black and tarry stools is upper or lower?

Upper

5

Hard small spherical masses of stool is called what?

Scybala

6

What is the screening for colorectal cancer in patents over 50?

FOBT

7

What is a test for fecal occult blood?

Guaiac

8

Infections of the bowel usually present as what?

Acute diarrhea, excessive flatus

9

Antibodies are made up of what?

Gamma globulin

10

What constitutes the most serum immunoglobulins?

IgG

11

What is responsible for the ABO grouping and the rheumatoid factor and elevated in many infectionis?

IGM

12

What mediates allergic response?

IGE

13

What immunoglobulin is found in respiratory and GI secretions and in saliva and tears ?

IGA

14

What are substances capable of binding to antibody?

Antigen

15

If titer _______the patient is getting better?

Decreases

16

What microorganism causes spyhylis ?

Spirochete treonema

17

What exam do you need for syphilis?

Darkfield

18

What is the most sensitive test for syphilis?

FTA-Abs

19

A positive treonemal test must be followed by what?

Non treponemal test

20

What microorganism causes Lyme disease?

Borrella burgdordei

21

What rash is assocaited with Lyme disease ?

Erythema migrans

22

What is the protocol for diagnosis in Lyme disease

Two tiered, ELISA then western blot

23

Is strep gram pos or neg?

Pos

24

When antibodies are greater than1:__ infection mono is strongly considered

56

25

When the CD4 count drops below___ due to advanced hiv, a person is diagnosed with what?

200, aids

26

What measures the amount of HIV in blood (lower levels are better than higher)

Viral load

27

What test for how well the immune system is working ?

CD count