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1

Which STDs can cause genital ulcers?

HSV-2 and 1
Primary Syphillis: Trepenoma Pallidum
LGV: Chlamydia Trachomatis L1-L3
Chancroid: Haemophilis ducreyi

2

What causes primary syphillis?

Treponema pallidum

3

LGV stands for

Lymphogranulocytic venerium

4

What is the main way we diagnose a herpes infection?

Blood PCR test....this is wrong in the handout

5

See notes for treatment stuff

ok

6

Recurrent cold sores always in same spot. Why

Because that's the area served by the neuron which the HSV lays latent in.

7

Treponema pallidum

Syphillis

8

What is the structure of treponema pallidum

Spirochete

9

Primary syphillis characterized by

Chancre

10

Secondary syphillis characterized by

Maculopapular rash

11

Tertiary syphillis characterized by

Granulomas called Gummas, dementia, aortic aneurysm

12

DOC for syphillis

penicillin

13

Syphillis chancres are:

painless whereas HSV is painful

14

Lesions on palms and soles

Secondary syphillis ( or RMSF or hand foot mouth dz) these are the only options

15

LGV ?

Caused by chlamydia trachomatis L1-3

16

LGV presentation

Swollen inguinal glands around the site

17

Chancroid looks like -----, but is ---------

syphillis, painful

18

Is there a prodrome associated with herpes?

yes. can be. Can see fever and headaches before it occurs

19

How can you visualize treponema palidum under the microscope without using antibodies?

Darkfield microscopy

20

Neisseria Gonorrhoeae microbiological characteristics

Oxidase +, gram negative diplococcus (kidney beans)

21

Neisseria Gonorrhaeae is resistant to permanent immunity due to?

antigenic variation