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1

What maintains a latent TB infection?

• TNF (• IMIFLEXIMAb treatment could reactivate!! )

2

What are glandular swelling from TB infection of cervical lymph node called?

scroffula

3

What are the classic symptoms of TB?

cough, weight loss, fever, night sweats, hemoptysis, chest pain

identical to Histoplasmosis symptoms -

4

How would you differentiate TB from histoplasmosis?

differant cultures, neither gram stain

TB is acid-fast + (RED) and has microscopic serpentine appearance

Histoplamosis can seen as oval yeast within macrophages on biopsy or bloodwork can culture on sabourauds agar

5

What is the treatment for TB

isolate for 1st 2 weeks, the use 4 drugs ISONAIZID, RIFAMPIN,PYRAZZINAMIDE, and either ETHAMUTOL or STERPTOMYCIN

6

Erythemia nodosum + Birth control ==> taken to releive symptoms post ____?

LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY

7

What is the presentation of an atypical mycobacterial infection in an adult vs child?

Adult: Cutaneous

Child: Scoffula

8

What atypical mycobacterium will produce a systemic syndrome similar to TB? that can be killed with same antibiotics?

M/ Kansassi