Skin Infections

Question 1 of 15

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SSTI- Skin & Soft Tissue Infection

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 15

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Which of the following provide protection on the skin surface?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Sebum

  • Basic pH

  • Salty sweat

Question 3 of 15

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Which of the following is NOT found in the epidermis

Select one of the following:

  • Salty sweat

  • Langerhans cells

  • Tightly packed cells

Question 4 of 15

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Skin infections can occur easily without a barrier break

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 15

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Which of the following is an inflammation of the hair folicles?

Select one of the following:

  • Foliculitis

  • Impetigo

  • Cellulitis

Question 6 of 15

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Foliculitis is usually self limiting

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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Impetigo commonly effects visible skin (i.e. the face, arms and legs)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 15

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Why in Impetigo so infections?

Select one of the following:

  • The lesions spread bacteria

  • Once a colony is formed, the bacteria can spread through aeresol methods

  • The bacteria can spread in the bloodstream around the body

Question 9 of 15

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What is the difference between Impetigo and Cellulitis/Erysipelis?

Select one of the following:

  • Cellulitis is an infection of the subcutanous tissue

  • Impetigo is infectios, cellulitis is not

  • There isn't one- they're different names for the same thing

Question 10 of 15

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Which of the following are responsible for BOTH Necratising Faciitis and Cellulitis?

Select one of the following:

  • S.Aureus

  • S. Pyogenes

  • Vibrio Vulnificius

Question 11 of 15

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Why are wounds a problem?

Select one of the following:

  • They provide easy entrance for bacteria

  • They encourage bacterial growth

  • The body cannot detect bacteria growing in wounds

Question 12 of 15

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When diagnosing, what must be kept in mind when identifying wound bacteria?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Wound type

  • Bloody supply

  • Antibiotic resistance

Question 13 of 15

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Why is Tissue Asperation preferred to taking Wound Swabs?

Select one of the following:

  • Swabs are invasive

  • Swabs also pick up local flora

  • Swabs can carry bacteria into the wound

Question 14 of 15

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Anaerobic +ve cocci are usually Prestreptococcus

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 15

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Since Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are both Aerobic Gram +ve Cocci, how do you differentiate them? Use the test that separates these two specifically.

Select one of the following:

  • Catalase test

  • DNAse test

  • Fermentation test

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Skin Infections

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Medical Microbiology (Skin Infections) Quiz on Skin Infections, created by gina_evans0312 on 06/02/2014.

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