NAPLEX Infectious Diseases Quiz

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NAPLEX Infectious Diseases Quiz

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1. A patient is taken to the emergency room with respiratory failure and has to be put on a ventilator. An aspiration of the respiratory airway (BAL) is performed. The serum and BAL galactomannan are positive for Aspergillus. Which of the following is the preferred treatment option?
2. Which side effects of amphotericin B are NOT infusion-related?
3. Which is NOT an imidazole antifungical agent?
4. Which antifungal agent is NOT from the triazole family?
5. Which is the treatment for moderately severe to severe acute pulmonary histoplasmosis?
6. What is NOT a standard treatment for urethritis due to infection with Chlamydia?
7. What is a standard treatment for genital Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection?
8. Indicate a known adverse effect of fluoroquinolones:
9. A patient is diagnosed with Helicobacter pylori and needs to start eradication treatment, but she is allergic to penicillin. Which antibiotics are preferred in her regimen treatment?
10. A patient that is allergic to penicillin and has had macrolide exposure, what is the best eradication treatment for H. pylori:
11. A patient diagnosed with an infectious endocarditis is in treatment with intravenous antibiotics, during the rapid administration of one of the antibiotics the patient experienced a mild pruritic erythematous rash to the face, neck, and upper torso. Which drug is more likely associated with
12. What is the ideal timing for drawing plasma concentrations for drug therapeutic monitoring (DTM) of vancomycin?
13. A patient in the ICU with a diagnosis of sepsis due to an infection with pseudomonas, which of the following antibiotics would you recommend?
14. A pseudomembranous enterocolitis (PE) is a Clostridium difficile overgrowth producing diarrhea. Which of the following antibiotics have been associated with PE?
15. What are the treatment options for pseudomembranous enterocolitis caused by Clostridium difficile infection?
16. In a patient who has had a hypersensitivity to metronidazole, which is the most appropriate drug as treatment of pseudomembranous enterocolitis caused by Clostridium difficile infection?
17. When acute infection with Influenza is diagnosed in an adult patient, treatment with oseltamivir is needed. What is the standard dose for treatment?
18. When acute infection with Influenza is diagnosed in an adult patient, treatment with oseltamivir is needed. What is the standard dose renally impaired adults (creatinine clearance 10-30 mL/min)?
19. What is the mechanism of action of the influenza treatment oseltamivir?
20. Indicate which are adverse reactions to treatment with oseltamivir?
21. What is the mechanism of action of the antiviral amantadine?
22. Amantadine is an antiviral drug used to treat influenza A, but it is also indicated in what disease?
23. Which antiviral does NOT inhibit viral reverse transcriptase?
24. Which antiviral does NOT inhibit the viral aspartate protease?
25. Which of the following is most likely to be associated with elevation of amylase and lipase?

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