Which of these organisms is inherently resistant to ciprofloxacin
1. Burkholderia pseudomallei
1. is recommended for severe C difficile diarrhoea with a risk of …
A 8 year-old boy from the travelling community has presented to the paediatric emergency with 5 days history of fever, malaise, headache, anorexia and earache (since yesterday). On examination the left parotid gland appears swollen.
His immunisation history is uncertain.
Based on your provisional diagnosis which of the following should not be the part of your management plan?
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Which of these bacteria is not inherently resistant to carbapenems?
Drug of choice for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in a HIV non-infected patient:
Which serology test is not done routinely during antenatal booking?
Infection control in an outpatient setting
I read about an outbreak of septic arthritis in a group of patients who had an intraarticular injection in a clinic in the US. The investigation suggested infection control practice was not up to the mark.
It is not strictly related to FRCPath Microbiology, but worth a mention.
RCPath has opened a consultation on undergraduate pathology curriculum.
OPAT clinic is becoming increasingly important in the current NHS as we are moving towards more community-based care.
It is a must that any trainee preparing for part 2 should learn about OPAT clinic. A potential essay question is – How would you set up an OPAT clinic in your hospital?