Meningitis Infection

Question 1 of 8

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Miningitis is an infection of the meningial coverings of the brain and spinal cord

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 8

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Of the following symptoms of meningitis, which is most often used to diagnose?

Select one of the following:

  • Sever headaches

  • Photophobia

  • Neck stiffness

Question 3 of 8

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Which of the following cannot cause meningitis infections?

Select one of the following:

  • Bacteria

  • Viruses

  • Fungi

  • Protozoa

Question 4 of 8

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Bacterial meningitis onset tends to be sudden, viral meningitis onset tends to be slow

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 8

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In viral infections the CSF is turbid, in bacterial infections it's clear

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 8

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In bacterial meningitis, what is the most common WBC found?

Select one of the following:

  • Neutrophils

  • Lymphocytes

Question 7 of 8

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In viral infections, the most common WBC are lymphocytes

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 8

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Though normal in viral infections, what is the blood glucose in bacterial infections?

Select one of the following:

  • <50%

  • >110%

  • <30%

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Meningitis Infection

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Medical Microbiology (Meningitis) Quiz on Meningitis Infection, created by gina_evans0312 on 13/03/2014.

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