COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BULLET CLDH-EI: BSN4A, BATCH 2013

DRUG OF CHOICE
    Tetanus: PEN G Na; DIAZEPAM (Valium) Meningitis: MANNITOL (osmotic diuretic); DEXAMETHASONE (anti-inflammatory); DILANTIN/PHENYTOIN (anti-convulsive); PYRETINOL/ENCEPHABO L (CNS stimulant) Rabies Vaccines: LYSSAVAC, VERORAB Immunoglobulins: ERIG or HRIg

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
               Tetanus: WOUND CULTURE Meningitis: LUMBAR PUNCTURE Encephalitis: EEG Polio: EMG; Muscle testing Rabies: Brain biopsy (Negri bodies) Fluorescent rabies antibody test Dengue: TOURNIQUET test (Rumpel lead) Malaria: Malarial smear; QBC (Quantitative Buffy Coat) Scarlet: DICK'S TEST; SCHULTZ-CHARLTON TEST Diphtheria: SCHICK'S TEST; Moloney's Test Pertussis: Nasal swab; agar plate Tuberculosis: MANTOUX test Leprosy: SLIT SKIN SMEAR Pinworm: SCOTCH TAPE SWAB Typhoid: WIDAL'S test HIV/AIDS: ELISA; WESTERN BLOT; PCT: Polymerase Chain Reaction Test

CAUSATIVE AGENTS
             Tetanus: CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI Meningococcemia: NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS Rabies: RHABDOVIRUS Poliomyelitis: LEGIO DEBILITANS (Type I Brunhilde); (Type II Lansing); (Type III Leon) Dengue Fever: ARBOVIRUSES (Chikunggunya); (Onyong-nyong); (West Nile); (Flaviviruses) (Common in the Phil.) Malaria: PLASMODIUM (protozoa) P. Falciparum (most fatal); P. Vivax P. Malariae; P. Ovale Filariasis: WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI; BRUGIA MALAYI Leprosy: MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE Measles: PARAMYXO VIRUS German measles: TOGA VIRUS Chicken pox: VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS Herpes zoster: HERPES ZOSTER VIRUS Scarlet fever: Group A HEMOLYTIC STREPTOCOCCUS

Pneumonia: COTRIMOXAZOLE.P. GONORRHEAE Syphilis: TREPONEMA PALLIDUM Chlamydia: C. vaginalis Genital herpes: HERPES SIMPLEX 2 Communicable Disease PHARMACOLOGY        Malaria: CHLOROQUINE Schistosomiasis: PRAZIQUANTEL Scabies: EURAX/ CROTAMITON Chicken pox: ACYCLOVIR/ZOVIRAX Tuberculosis: R. PYRANTEL PAMOATE . T.I.COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BULLET CLDH-EI: BSN4A. trachomatis. Procaine Penicillin Helminths: MEBENDAZOLE.S. BATCH 2013               Scabies: SARCOPTES SCABIEI (itch mite) Bubonic plague: YERSINIA PESTIS Diphtheria: KLEBS LOEFFLER Pertussis: BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS Tuberculosis: MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS Typhoid: SALMONELLA TYPHI Cholera: VIBRIO CHOLERA Amoebiasis: ENTAMOEBA HYSTOLITICA Leptospirosis: LEPTOSPIRA Spirochete Schistosomiasis: Schistosoma japonicum Gonorrhea: N.E.

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