MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 6

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  1. The nosocomial incidence of what mycoses has been increasing since the 1980's and is now the 4th most common?
  2. What mycotic infection is usually endogenous?
  3. What groups are most susceptible to Candidiasis?
    • AIDS patients
    • Diabetics
    • Antibiotic users
    • Pregnant women/babies
    • Immunosuppressive and chemotherapy patients
  4. What re the common areas for Candidiasis infections?
    • Moist warm skin areas
    • Diaper rash
    • Nails
  5. What groups are most susceptible to Candidiasis infections of the moist warm areas of the skin?
    • Obese
    • Diabetics
    • People with Prolonged water immersion
  6. What is the term for a skin infection that occurs around the nails?
  7. What is Paronychia?
    Skin infection that occurs around the nails
  8. What mycotic infection discussed in class can cause Paronychia?
  9. What are the symptoms of Candidiasis paranychia infection?
    • Nail thickening
    • Discoloration
    • Loss of nails
  10. What is the treatment for Candidiasis?
    • Topical clotrimazole or miconazole
    • Keep areas cool and dry
  11. What type of mycotic infection would you treat by keep areas cool and dry and application of topical clotrimazole and miconazole?
  12. What is the least invasive infection type of Candidiasis?
    Moist warm skin areas
  13. What oral disease is a Candidiasis?
    Oral thruch
  14. What disease is implicated in oral thrush?
  15. What is the pathology of Oral thrush?
    Candida invades mucus membranes of the mouth
  16. What groups is Thrush Candidiasis found in?
    • AIDS
    • Babies
    • Antibiotic users
  17. What does Oral thrush look like?
    White, cheesy plaques
  18. What is implicated by White, cheesy plaques in the mouth?
    Candidiasis thrush
  19. What is the treatment for Candidiasis thrush?
    Nystatin and Clotrimazole Mouth rinses and lozenges
  20. What are the two Candidiasis mucocutaneous infections discussed in class?
    • Oral thrush
    • Vulvovaginitis
  21. What are the symptoms of Candidiasis Vulvovagintis?
    • Cottage cheese, yeasty smelling discharge
    • Intense itching
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MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 6
2013-05-07 15:59:18
MIC 541 Exam Mycology

MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 6
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