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10 Microbiology Questions

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A 34-year-old male patient attends the otolaryngology clinic with complaints of otalgia and a recent history of fever, abdominal pain, and watery diarrhea for the past two days. The otolaryngologist is intrigued as the patient discloses antibiotic use for a respiratory infection two weeks prior. After liaising with the gastroenterology team, stool analysis confirms the presence of Clostridium difficile. Taking into account the patient's symptoms and findings, what is the most appropriate first-line treatment for Clostridium difficile colitis?

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A 35-year-old male patient presents to the otolaryngology clinic, recounting a previous episode of meningitis. He complains of persistent hearing loss and tinnitus in his right ear since the meningitis episode. Otoscopic examination is unremarkable. A CT scan of the temporal bone reveals a bony growth in the labyrinthine structures, consistent with labyrinthitis ossificans. Which of the following microorganisms is most commonly associated with meningitis that leads to labyrinthitis ossificans?

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A 25-year-old male consults with you, an otolaryngologist, presenting with night sweats, intermittent fever over the past month, and a sore throat. His past medical records reveal a positive diagnosis for HIV. Based on his HIV status, which of the following is the most common oral manifestation of HIV?

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A 55-year-old salesman presents with persistent pain in his right ear for the last 8 months. He reports recurrent episodes of otitis externa over the past 2 years. On examination, there is the presence of a cholesteatoma with copious amounts of keratin debris in the middle ear. Given the chronicity and recurrence of the disease, the possibility of a biofilm formation is suspected.

Which of the following bacterial organisms is most commonly associated with forming biofilms within cholesteatoma keratin debris?

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A 50-year-old female patient with a known history of HIV infection presents for a routine follow-up. Her recent blood tests show a CD4 count of 200/mm^3. She expresses concerns about her risk for complications due to her HIV status. You counsel her on the risk of opportunistic infections and malignancies associated with specific CD4 count thresholds. At which CD4 count does an HIV-infected patient become at increased risk of developing opportunistic infections and malignancies?

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A 45-year-old female presents to the otolaryngology clinic with a 7-day history of progressively worsening sore throat, fever, and chills. She complains of difficulty swallowing and reports voice changes. On examination, the oropharynx is erythematous with swollen tonsils bilaterally. There is tenderness in the anterior neck upon palpation, and enlarged, tender cervical lymph nodes are noted. Based on the presenting symptoms and findings, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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A 3-year-old girl is brought to the otolaryngology clinic with a 5-day history of progressively enlarging, painful, swollen lymph nodes on the right side of her neck. She is febrile, and overlying skin is erythematous. Given the clinical presentation suggestive of suppurative lymphadenopathy, what is the most common causative pathogen in pediatric patients?

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A 25-year-old male presents to the ENT clinic with a week-long history of mouth pain and bad breath. His friends have been avoiding close conversations due to the foul smell. On oral examination, the gingiva is swollen, ulcerated, and inflamed, with a grayish pseudomembrane in some areas. Which of the following is a common clinical finding in acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG), also known as Trench mouth?

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A 35-year-old male patient presents to the otolaryngology clinic with a two-week history of progressive neck pain and swelling. On physical examination, the patient has a firm, non-tender cervical adenopathy. Notably, there is a violaceous skin discoloration overlying the swollen lymph node. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient?

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A 40-year-old female presents to the emergency room with a history of sudden onset of cardiac arrest after receiving an injection of bupivacaine for a dental procedure. Which of the following is the best intravenous treatment for the patient's cardiac arrest?

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