1. Which of the following are true?
culture may yield group A streptococci or S. aureus
more common in warmer months
pharyngeal colonization occurs in approximately 30% after 2-3 weeks or precede the lesion
is more commonly caused by S. aureus.
appropriate rx. would include
2. Which of the following are true?
lesions represent a respons to exfoliative exotoxins
usually caused by S. aureus phage group II (type 71)
commonly superinfected with gp A streptococci
3. Which of the following are true?
+ Nikolsky sign
the disease is a subset of TEN
is caused by gp A streptococci.
Should be treated with penicillinase-resistant ß-lactam.
4. The lesions below are most commonly caused by:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa serotype 0-11
gp A strep
5. The lesions are most likely:
caused by a herpes virus
caused by a poxvirus
caused by B. anthracis
6. appropriate rx. would include:
parenteral PCN G (4-6 x 106 U/d
7. may be due to gp A,C, G streptococci
is actually more common on the lower extremities
is a complication of nephrotic syndrome
tends to recur in the same location
is commonly associated with bacteremia
8. may also have lesions in his liver and spleen
bacteria are demonstrable by Warthin-Starry stain
may be caused by a fastidious Gram-negative organism
the etiologic agent is also associated with Cat Scratch disease
erythromycin or macrolide rx of choice.
9. Which of the following are true:
V. vulnificus also causes septicemia following consumption of raw oysters
grows readily on MacConkey or TCBS
tetracycline is the treatment of choice.
10. diagnosis may be made by:
albendazole, thiabendazole, mebendazole