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Exam Title : Infectious Diseases

Number Of Question : 34
Question #1: A 70-year-old female suffered from an attack of influenza but refused to take the vaccine. she subsequently developed pneumonia and died in 5 days. What is the most common cause of post-influenza pneumonia
Staphylococcus aureus
Legionella pneumophila
Question #2: Which of the following is not a major criteria in acute rheumatic fever?
Subcutaneous nodules
Question #3: A young patient presents to the emergency department with fever and right upper quadrant pain clinical examination reveals obvious hepatomegaly but there is no jaundice. Ultrasound reveals a solitary, homogeneous, hypoechoic lesion in the right lobe measuring 5cm x 5cm x 4cm. Test for hydatid disease were negative. Which of the following is the best recommendation for initial treatment.
Multiple Aspiration and antiamoebies / antibiotics
Catheter drainage and antiamoebics / antibiotics
Antiamoebics /antibiotics alone
Hepatectomy followed by antiamoebics / antibiotics
Question #4: A 15-year-old boy came back to his village after a vacation to his relatives. He developed severe headache and purulent nasal discharge and was diagnosed as acute bacterial meningitis. He died 5 days later. Which of the following is most likely etiological agent
Entamoeba histolytica
Naegleria fowleri
Toxoplasma gondii
Plasmodium falciparum
Question #5: A nurse has been found to be seropositive for both HbsAg and HbeAg. She is suffering from:
Acute infectious hepatitis B
Concurrent hepatitis B and hepatitis E infection
Chronic hepatitis B infection
Past history of hepatitis infection