How much time should you give yourself to prepare?

It is difficult to say how long you need as it very much depends upon you – your method and speed of study, whether you are working while preparing for the examination (Non-UK trainees; UK trainees – tough, you will be always working while preparing), whether...

Format of part 2 FRCPath Microbiology examination

The Format of the Part 2 FRCPath was changed in 2017. Please make sure to check the RCPath website before you start preparing for the examination. The examination format now (from RCPath website, accessed 29/4/2019) Exam is closed book.2 days exam: Day 1 – paper...

Question 2

Forty-five years old man of  Bangladesh origin presented to the A&E with a 2-month history of cough, fever, haemoptysis and weight loss. Chest X-ray (CXR) revealed upper right lobe haziness and a cavity. WCC – 13 x10^9/L (Normal 4 – 11 x10^9/L ), normal...

Question 1

Jane Doe (28 years, F), 18 weeks pregnant, reported to the midwife that she had contact with her nephew (Age: 1 year), who has been seen by his GP for a maculopapular rash. GP is suspecting measles.  The midwife is asking for your advice regarding further...

Parasitology treatment – aide-memoire

Acanthamoeba Keratitis:Polyhexanide (PHMB) 0.02% Chlorhexidine 0.02% (+/- Brolene 0.1%)Propamidine (0.1%) or hexamidine (0.1%) Imidazole, neomycin,NSAID, prednisolone.(Ref: Acanthamoeba Keratitis Treatment, AAO; Focus, Autumn 2013, RCOphth)Granulomatous amoebic...