Which of the following is a disorder of infectious

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17. Which of the following is a disorder of infectious etiology? A. Tonsillitis B. Kawasaki’s syndrome C. Pharyngitis related to allergies D. Pemphigus
ANS: A PTS: 1
18. A patient presents with the following signs and symptoms: gradual onset of low-grade fever, marked fatigue, severe sore throat, and posterior cervical lymphadenopathy. Based on the signs and symptoms alone, which of the following conditions is most likely the cause? PTS: 1
19. A patient presents with nonvesicular lesions that are 2 to 10 mm, symmetrical, and scattered on the oropharynx and mouth. What is their most likely diagnosis? PTS: 1
20. A patient presents to the clinician with a sore throat, fever of 100.7 ° F, and tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. The clinician suspects strep throat and performs a rapid strep test that is negative. What would the next step be? PTS: 1
21. Jean has acute otitis externa with fluid that is black and malodorous. Which of the following is responsible for the infection? A. Fungal infection B. Staphylococcus infection C. Pseudomonas infection D. Allergic reaction ANS: A PTS: 1
22. You have a patient who is a positive for strep on rapid antigen testing (rapid strep test). You order amoxicillin after checking for drug allergies (patient is negative) but he returns 3 days later, reporting that his temperature has gone up, not down (101.5 ° F in office). You also note significant lymphadenopathy, most notably in the posterior and anterior cervical chains, some hepatosplenomegaly, and a diffuse rash. You decide:
B. That he is having an allergic response and needs to be changed to a macrolide antibiotic C. That his antibiotic dosage is not sufficient and should be changed D. That he possibly has mononucleosis concurrent with his strep infection ANS: D PTS: 1

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