Friday, May 1, 2009

Part 12 HIV Multiple choice questions

56q: itraconazole is used as a first choice for prophylaxis of which of the following opportunistic infections in a HIV infected patient ?


a. Cryptococcus neoformans
b. Histoplasma capsulatum
c. Coccidioides immitis
d. Pencillium marneffei
e. Both b and d




57q: what is the drug used as a first line prophylaxis for the prevention of Cytomegalovirus infection in a HIV infected individual ?


a. fluconazole
b. ceftriaxone
c. ganciclovir
d. formivirsen




58q: a CD4 T cell percentage of how much is comparable to a CD4+ T cell count of 200/microliter ?


a. 10 %
b. 15 %
c. 20 %
d. 25 %




59q: patients with CD4+ T cell counts of less than 200/microliter are at high risk for which of the following opportunistic infections ?


a. Pneumocystis jiroveci
b. Mycobaterium Avium Intracellulare ( MAC )
c. Toxoplasmosis
d. CMV




60q: patients with CD4+ T cell counts less than 50/microliter are at high riks for which of the following opportunistic infections ?


a. CMV
b. MAC
c. Toxoplasmosis
d. Only a and b
e. All the above


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