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PPD testing should be done annually.
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HIV may cause thrombocytopenia.
After HIV diagnosis, how often do you check the CD4 count?
Every 6 months
What is the drug of choice for PCP prophylaxis?
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim)
What drugs are used for MAC prophylaxis?
Clarithoromycin, azithromycin, or rifabutin
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Oral polio vaccine should be given to patients and their contacts.

use inactive polio vaccine injection
List the 4 classic types of hypersensitivity reactions.
Anaphylactic (type I)
Cytotoxic (type II)
Immune complex-mediated (type III)
Cell-mediated/delayed (type IV)
What lab test is usually positive with a type II hypersensitivity that causes anemia?
Coombs' test (usually the direct Coombs' test.)
List some classical clinical examples of type II sensitivity.
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Transfusion reactions
Erytroblastosis fetalis9Rh incompatibility)
Goodpasture's syn
Myasthenia gravis
Graves' disease
Pernicious anemia
Pemphigus vulgaris
Hyperacute transplant rejection
What is the most common primary immunodeficiency?
IgA deficiency
What causes DiGeorge's syndrome?
Hypoplasia of the 3rd and 4th pharyngeal pouches.
How do you recognize Chediak-Higashi syndrome?
Usually an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by giant granules in neutrophils, infections and other oculocutaneous albinism.
What causes Chediak-Higashi syndrome?
Defect in microtubule polymerization
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Thrush in young adults may mean HIV infection.
First choice agent for cytomegalovirus retinitis
Two pathogens that cause chronic diarrhea only in AIDS
Crytosporidium and Isoporo spp.