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Parasitic and Helminth Diseases

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  • Q1

    Which of the is not a Roundworm (nematodes)?

    Taenia solium and saginatum

    Enterobiasis

    Ascariasis

    Necatoriasis and Ancylostoma duodenale

    120s
  • Q2

    Taenia solium and saginatum is which of the following?

    Amebiasis

    Tapeworms

    Roundworms

    Toxoplasmosis

    120s
  • Q3

    Which of the following is the most prevalent helminth infection in the world?

    Ancyloctoma duodenale

    Ascaris lumbricoides

    Enterobius vermicularis

    Necator americanus

    120s
  • Q4

    Which of the is the leading cause of maternal and child morbidity in developing countries?

    Taenia solium and saginatum

    Enterobiasis

    Ascariasis

    Necatoriasis and Ancylostoma duodenale

    120s
  • Q5

    Which way does Ascaris lumbricoides infect the body?

    Sexually Transmitted

    Fecal-oral

    Direct Contact

    120s
  • Q6

    T/F- Cockroaches, flies, wind, and money can carry Ascaris lumbricoides eggs?

    False

    True

    120s
  • Q7

    T/F- Ascaris lumbricoides eggs can be destroyed by sunlight, high temperatures and desiccation?

    False

    True

    120s
  • Q8

    T/F- Ascaris lumbricoides eggs embryonate but do not hatch until ingested by man

    False

    True

    120s
  • Q9

    Which of the following is the most common sign of the re-ingestion of the Ascariasis worm?

    GI Symptoms

    Passing segments in Stool

    Rash

    Cough

    120s
  • Q10

    How long do Ascariasis adult worms live?

    1-2 years

    30 days

    6 months

    2-3 months

    120s
  • Q11

    T/F- severe infections of Ascariasis present with malnutrition in children

    True

    False

    120s
  • Q12

    T/F- Stool microscopy where eggs are identified on direct stool examination, is the easiest identification of Ascariasis?

    False

    True

    120s
  • Q13

    Which of the following is the best treatment for Ascariasis?

    Topical Permethrin apply and leave on for 8-14 hr, then wash off

    Albendazole 400mg PO x 1

    Pyrantel Pamoate per OTC box label

    Doxycycline for 14-21 days

    120s
  • Q14

    Which of the following is a Pinworm?

    Enterobius vermicularis 

    Ascaris lumbricoides

    Necator americanus

    Ancyloctoma duodenale

    120s
  • Q15

    T/F- For Enterobius vermicularis, both humans and animals can be affected?

    True

    False

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