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General Pediatrics

  • Robert S. Holzman
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
  • Navil F. Sethna
  • James A. DiNardo
Chapter
1.Which of the following are considered risk factors for the development of tuberculosis in children?
  1. 1.

    HIV infection

     
  2. 2.

    Exposure to an infectious adult

     
  3. 3.

    Malnutrition

     
  4. 4.

    Passive exposure to cigarette smoke

     
  5. A.

    1, 2, 3

     
  6. B.

    1, 3

     
  7. C.

    2, 4

     
  8. D.

    4 only

     
  9. E.

    All of the above

     
2.Tuberculosis infection may involve which of the following organs/systems?
  1. 1.

    The lungs

     
  2. 2.

    The bones

     
  3. 3.

    The CNS

     
  4. 4.

    The kidneys

     
  5. A.

    1, 2, 3

     
  6. B.

    1, 3

     
  7. C.

    2, 4

     
  8. D.

    4 only

     
  9. E.

    All of the above

     
3.What percentage of immunocompetent adults infected with tuberculosis will develop active disease during their lives?
  1. A.

    100%

     
  2. B.

    50%

     
  3. C.

    25%

     
  4. D.

    5%

     
  5. E.

    2%

     
4. Which of the following factors may affect the accuracy of the Mantoux test (the intradermal injection of 5 TU of PPD in 0.1 mL diluent):
  1. 1.

    Concurrent penicillin treatment

     
  2. 2.

    The presence of other infections

     
  3. 3.

    Presence of fever >38°C

     
  4. 4.

    Prior BCG vaccination

     
  5. A.

    1, 2, 3

     
  6. B.

    1, 3

     
  7. C.

    2, 4

     
  8. D.

    4 only

     
  9. E.

    All of the above

     

1. A. 1, 2, 3

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. Holzman
    • 1
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
    • 1
  • Navil F. Sethna
    • 1
  • James A. DiNardo
    • 1
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital BostonHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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