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Quiz 02 Soln - 1 of 20 You are treating a nosocomial wound...

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1 of 20 You are treating a nosocomial wound infection due to a highly resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strain that is sensitive in vitro only to amikacin. Which of the following should influence the dose of amikacin that you chose? A. Her serum creatinine B. Her serum bilirubin C. Her serum albumin D. Her hemoglobin E. A history of allergy to topical neomycin 2 of 20 A 65-year old woman develops a fever, watery diarrhea, and abdominal pain after a long course of antibiotics in the hospital for pneumonia. Which of the following is true about the likely cause of her colitis? A. A stool culture will likely show lactose-non fermenting colonies B. Gram stain of her stool will help make the diagnosis C. PCR to detect the presence of a toxin gene is the most sensitive test D. It is caused by an aerobic gram-positive rod 3 of 20 Which one of the following statements MOST accurately describes the ability of the organism to be cultured in the laboratory? A. Treponema pallidum from a chancre can be grown on a special artificial medium supplemented with cholesterol B. Mycobacterium leprae can be grown in the armadillo or the footpads of mice but not on any artificial media C. Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be grown on enriched artificial media and produces visible colonies in 48-96 hours D. Atypical mycobacteria are found widely in soil and water but cannot be cultured on artificial media in the laboratory 4 of 20 A 50-year old homeless man comes to the ED with weight loss, night sweats, and a cough productive of blood-streaked sputum. His chest X-ray has a right upper lobe infiltrate. Which of the following is true about his infection? A. He was likely infected within the previous two weeks. B. A quantiferon blood test will be negative. C. The diagnosis is best made by gram stain of his sputum.
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