2006_final_with_key - 2006 FINAL EXAMINATION BIOMI 417 or...

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2006 FINAL EXAMINATION NAME: ___________________ BIOMI 417 or VETMI 431 ID No.: ___________________ FINAL EXAMINATION MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY BIOMI 417 or VETMI 431 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EVERY PAGE. ALSO, RECORD YOUR ID NUMBER IF YOU KNOW WHAT IT IS. Examinations : Each examination will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions, with only a single correct answer per question. Keys will be posted as soon as it is verified that all students have taken the exam. I will change how a question is graded if it becomes obvious from class performance that it was written incorrectly or in an ambiguous manner. Answers are recorded on bubble sheets and graded by machine; I will also ask that answers be recorded on the test paper itself. Grades: Each question on each examination will be worth 2 points; thus, there will be a total of 300 points in the course. Your final numeric total divided by 3 will determine your grade. Rounding is performed by the simple method that any fraction over a whole number will be rounded to the next whole number, i.e., 91.009, 91.1, and 91.7 will all equal 92. Grades will be based on the Cornell formula: <60 F, 60-62 D-, 63-65 D, 66-69 D+, 70-72 C-, 73-75 C, 76-79 C+, 80-82 B-, 83-85 B, 86-89 B+, 90-92 A-, 93-95 A, 96-100 A+. FOLKS: THIS IS A VERY, VERY WORDY TEST. DON'T PANIC!!!!!! YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO ANSWER EACH QUESTION WITHOUT READING ALL THE EXTRA STUFF ON THE EXAMINATION. I AM NOT CERTAIN WHY I PUT ALL THIS MATERIAL ON THE EXAMINATION, BUT SOMETIMES, I JUST GET CARRIED AWAY.
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2006 FINAL EXAMINATION NAME: ___________________ BIOMI 417 or VETMI 431 ID No.: ___________________ Page 2 1. Diphyllobothriasis in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J 2006 27: 1901-4. We described a Saudi patient infected with Diphyllobothrium latum D. latum. A 38-year-old male presented, complaining of passing worms. He had a history of recent travel to Europe and South East Asia. Stools examination revealed typical D. latum eggs. He was treated with praziquantel followed by saline purge, after which he discharged an intact tapeworm. Macroscopic and microscopic examinations of the worm confirmed the diagnosis of D. latum . This is the first case of diphyllobothriasis to be reported in Saudi Arabia. The epidemiology and methods of prevention of diphyllobothriasis are discussed. WHAT DID THIS FELLOW EAT TO BECOME INFECTED WITH THE ADULT TAPEWORM DIPHYLLOBOTHRIUM ? a. Egg b. Metacercaria c. Fish d. Copepod e. Chicken 2. Diphyllobothriasis latum : the first child case report in Taiwan. Kaohsiung J Med Sci 2006 Jul; 22(7): 346-51. Abstract: We report an 8-year-old boy who came to our hospital with the complaint of a tapeworm hanging from the anus after defecation. The other symptom was mild abdominal cramping for a period of 1 year. The laboratory examination did not reveal anemia or vitamin B12 deficiency. Examination of gravid proglottids with rosette-like central uterus and typically operculated eggs of
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