MCQ set 1: Q1

Coming Soon Which of these procedures may generate aerosol but not considered to be a significant infection risk, when managing patients with influenza? Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) e.g. BIPAP Post-mortem procedures using high speed devices Induction of sputum...


Non-enveloped linear ds-DNA virus. Icosahedral symmetry (70-90 nm diameter). The capsid has three major protein – hexon, penton, and fibre. Adenovirus is being investigated as a vector for vaccine and gene therapy. Ubiquitous in nature. Most people are...


Class and Chemical structure: Siderophore cephalosporin.  It is a synthetic conjugate, of a cephalosporin moiety and a siderophore moiety. Siderophore moiety bind to the iron and helps the antibiotic to gain entry into bacterial cells using active iron transporters...
Leptospira presentation

Leptospira presentation

Albert Weil described the multisystem disease in 1886. It was called infectious jaundice and often confused with diseases like yellow fever.   First isolated from an autopsy specimen – the patient was suspected of having yellow fever.Many scientists, like...

A set of 30 MCQ in Kahoot

Here is a set of 30 MCQ posted in our facebook group – you can try them in Kahoot.

How effective was the influenza vaccine this year?

Flu season is not over yet but we have already started wondering about the efficacy of the most effective weapon against influenza this season (2018-19). Before we look into the efficacy, a few words about flu and flu vaccine. Skip next 3 blocks if you want to go the...

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...
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