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24 hour urine cortisol greater than what

value suggests a Cushing problem?

Greater than 100 mg/dl

Along with homocysteine, what levels can


be elevated with vitamin B12 deficiency?

Methylmalonic acid levels

Anaphlyaxis reaction is an example of


which type of hypersensitivity reaction?

Type 1 hypersensitivity
reaction

Anti-smooth muscle antibodies are


associated with which condition?

Autoimmune hepatitis

Ascitic fluid containing polymorphonuclear


leukocytes (PMNs) greater than this number
indicates spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP)?

Greater than 250/mm3

ATP7B mutation is associated


with which condition?

Wilson's Disease

Back pain that improves with leaning


forward is the the classic presentation of
what musculoskeletal condition?

Spinal stenosis

Before starting patient on TNF-alpha


inhibitors, what test should be performed?

Purified protein derivative


(PPD) tuberculin skin test

Besides a traumatic tap, what condition is


often associated with red blood cells in the
cerebrospinal fluid on lumbar puncture?

Besides elevated MCV, what else can be


elevated with folate deficiency?

HSV encephalitis

Homocysteine levels

Besides rhabdomyolysis, what three major


conditions will produce blood in the urine
without seeing RBCs in urine?

Contamination with povidine, vitamin C


excess, Paroxsysmal nocturnal
hemoglobinuria (PNH)

Best next step after pt has tried NSAIDs /


OCPs for primary dymenorrhea but
symptoms persist >3 months?

Ultrasound to rule out uterine


abnormalities like fibroids

Bilateral lateral rectus palsy is often seen


with what vascular condition?

Cavernous sinus thrombosis

Blister cells or bite cells on peripheral


smear are most often seen with what
condition?

Glucose 6 phosphate
dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD)

Blood pressure greater than or equal to what


value is a contraindication for t-PA therapy
in patients with ischemic stroke?

Systolic blood pressure greater than


185mmHg or Diastolic blood pressure greater
than 110mmHg

Boceprevir and Telaprevir are new hepatitis


C agents that can only be used against which
HCV genotype?

HCV genotype 1

Breast cancer along with sarcomas,


leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors and
adrenal cancer defines which syndrome?

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

Digestion of which toxin from reef fish can


cause for peri-oral parasthesias to occur?

Ciguatera toxin

During exercise, what is the formula used to


determine the maximum heart rate an
individual should achieve?

(220 - age in years) X 85%

Excessive ingestion of licorice can lead to


which electrolyte abnormality?

Hypokalemia

Finasteride, used to assist patients with benign prostatic


hyperplasia , acts on which enzyme to inhibit conversion
of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone?

5 alpha reductase

Foamy macrophages on PAS stain on a small


bowel biopsy is seen in what condition?

Whipple's Disease

Greater than what value is the white blood


cell (WBC) count expected to be in cases of
septic arthritis?

More than 50,000/uL

How do residual lung volumes and DLCO


change with kyphosis compared to normal
lungs?

DLCO remains normal while residual lung


volumes are increased compared to normal

How do you differentiate chronic hepatitis B


infection from the carrier state?

Check liver function tests. Increased in


chronic state and normal in carrier state

How many days after aminoglycoside use


can acute tubular necrosis arise?

4-5 days

If a diabetic patient requires insulin therapy and


has normal renal function, how many units/kg is
the recommended daily insulin requirement?

0.5 units/kg

If patient with inflammatory bowel disease is


found to have dysplasia on colonoscopy, what
is the next step in management?

Proctocolectomy

If pts with osteoarthritis present with


morning stiffness, what length of time should
it not exceed?

30 minutes

In hemochromatosis, which condition, if


developed, is irreversible?

Hypogonadism which can lead


to infertility

In males, a creatinine level of this or


higher is a contraindication to giving
metformin?

1.5 mg/dl or higher

In patient with antibodies to pre-synaptic


acetylcholine receptors, are reflexes
increased or decreased?

Decreased (condition is EatonLambert Syndrome)

Individuals who have both Addison's Disease


and Hashimoto thyroiditis are known to have
what syndrome?

Schimdt's Syndrome (autoimmune


polyglandular type II)

Long term use of NSAIDS increases,


decreases, or has no effect on the risk of
developing colon cancer?

Decreases

Long-term use of which potent antibiotic


requires performing regular eye exams?

Linezolid

Loss of passive flexion of the foot when the


calf is squeezed with achilles tendon tears is
known as what test?

Positive Thompson test

Muddy brown casts in a urinalysis is a


clue towards which renal process?

Acute tubular necrosis (ATN)

Name four commonly prescribed


medications that can cause aseptic
meningitis.

TMP-SMX (TrimethoprimSulfamethoxazole), IVIG (Immunoglobulin),


NSAIDS, Carbamazepine

Name the four main causes of


microcytic anemia.

Thalassemia, Iron deficiency, Anemia of


chronic disease, Sideroblastic anemia
(mnemonic TICS)

Name the supplement: Sleep aid also used


for stress/anxiety relief. If combined with
EtOH, can oversedate.

Kava

Name the supplement: Used against


dementia. Can increase the risk of bleeding.

Ginkgo Biloba

Name the supplement: Used against the


common cold. Can cause nausea, rash and
itchiness.

Echinacea

Name the supplement: Used as an antidepressant. Can potentially induces


cytochrome P450 drug metabolism.

St. John's Wort

Name the supplement: Used for benign


prostatic hyperplasia. Can cause headaches
and/or abdominal pain/nausea.

Saw Palmetto

Name three conditions that are very often


associated with hypogammaglobulinemia

CLL, nephrotic syndrome,


bronchiectasis

NSAIDS are known to cause allergic interstitial nephritis


without eosinophils. What other class of medication is
known to cause allergic interstitial nephritis without
eosinophils about 33% of the time?

Proton pump inhibitors (PPI)

An obese individual with headaches is found to have a


high opening pressure during lumbar pressure. What
is the best medication for this pt's likely condition?

Acetazolamide (Carbonic
anhydrase inhibitor)

Of the MCP, PIP, and DIP joint, which of the


following is least likely to be involved with
rhematoid arthritis?

DIP joint

Of the three major forms of hepatitis,


which does not currently have a vaccine
against it?

Hepatitis C

On a DEXA scan, what T score


will indicate osteoporosis?

T score of less than -2.5

On fundoscopic examination, which


condition is associated with cherry red spots
of the macula?

Retinal artery occlusion

On the morning of surgery, what change


should be made to long standing insulin in
diabetic patients?

Give half the dose of long


acting insulin

Optic chiasm compression will


lead to what eye abnormality?

Bitemporal hemianopsia

Patient develops a pneumonia soon after


recovering from the flu. What organism is
most often associated in this scenario?

Staphylococcus aureus

Patient is found to have a Pelger-Huet


anomaly and hyposegmented neutrophils.
What condition does this patient likely have?

Myelodysplastic syndrome

Patient is found to have left homonymous


quadrantanopia. Where is the lesion?

Right optic radiation

Patient is found to have positive antibodies


to soluble liver antigen (SLA). What
condition does this patient likely have?

Autoimmune hepatitis (which also


has anti-smooth muscle antibodies)

Patient who uses cocaine and has a weak


handshake. What is the likely diagnosis?

Inclusion body myositis

Patient with polymyositis is on high dose


steroids. CPK levels are improving but
weakness worsening. What to do?

Taper down on the steroids

Patient with rheumatoid arthritis on leflunomide


decides she wants to get pregnant. What is the best
next step in management?

Give cholestyramine for 9-11


days

Peripheral blood showing smudge cells is


most specifically associated with what
condition?

Chronic Lymphocytic
Leukemia (CLL)

Post renal transplant lymphoma is most


often associated with which organism?

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)

Post-gallbladder removal, patient has right


upper abdominal pain and still has elevated
LFTs. Next step in management?

Check manometery studies to rule


out sphincter of oddi function

Proxmimal bicarbonate reabsorption is


seen in which renal tubular acidosis type?

Renal tubular acidosis type 2

Strong family history of premature heart


disease + patient has a low HDL. What level
is likely to be elevated?

Lipoprotein a or Lp(a)

Sweet's Syndrome can be associated


with what type of malignancy?

Acute myelogenous leukemia

Trastuzumab is used for what positive


marker in patients with breast cancer?

HER2/neu positive

Treatment of MALT requires


eradication of what organism?

Heliobacter Pylori (H. pylori)

Two fasting blood sugars greater than


what # will diagnose diabetes mellitus?

125 mg/dl

What antibody can be associated in


individuals who have Crohn's Disease?

Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae
antibodies (ASCA)

What are the CD markers for a Reed


Sternberg cell in Hodgkin's lymphoma?

CD15 and CD30

What are the most common vitamin


K dependent clotting factors?

Factors II, VII, IX, and X

What are the MRI T1 (increased/decreased)


and T2 (increased/decreased) signal changes
seen in patients with multiple sclerosis?

Decreased T1 and Increased


T2

What are the organisms that


may lead to struvite stones?

Urea-splitting bacteria (Proteus,


Klebsiella, or Pseudomonas)

What are the possible agents for treating


hypertension in pregnant women?

Hydralazine, Labetalol, Alpha


methyldopa

What are the reflexes you would expect in an


individual who has antibodies to post
synaptic acetylcholine receptors?

Normal

What are the triad of diseases in multiple


endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type I?

Parathyroid, pituitary, and pancreatic-remember them as the 3P's of MEN I

What are the two most common HLA markers


associated with a condition that has positive
antibodies to tissue transglutaminase?

What are the two most common nerve


root impingements in lower back pain?

What area of the brain is affected with the


diagnosis featuring bradykinesia, cogwheel
rigidity, postural instability and resting tremor?

HLA DQ-2 and HLA DQ-8

L5 and S1

Substantia nigra (likely diagnosis is


Parkinson's disease)

What blood test is the initial screening


test for suspected systemic mastocytosis?

What cardiac condition has a loud holosystolic


murmur w/ palpable thrill along left sternal
border over 3rd or 4th intercostal space?

Serum tryptase level

Ventricular septal defect


(VSD)

What class of anti-depressants can be used


for patients who are suffering from urge
incontinence?

TCAs (Tricyclic antidepressants)

What class of medication is the first-line


treatment of renal crisis in scleroderma?

ACE inhibitors

What condition does a patient likely have if on


physical exam you hear a loud systolic ejection
murmur at the right 2nd intercostal space?

Aortic stenosis

What condition is known as "spotless


Rocky Mountain spotted fever"?

Ehrlichiosis

What condition is often associated with


antibodies positive to glutamic acid
decarboxylase?

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

What condition is often associated with


hypersegmented neutrophils?

Vitamin B12 deficiency

What condition is often associated


with pigeon or bat droppings?

Histoplasmosis

What degree of stenosis is an indication


for carotid endarterectomy in female
patients?

70-99% stenosis

What degree of stenosis is an indication for


carotid endarterectomy in male patients who
are symptomatic? And asymptomatic?

50-99% in symptomatic. 6099% in asymptomatic.

What enteropathic organism is most often


associated with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Campylobacter jejuni

What environmental exposure can lead to


acute vitamin B12 deficiency?

Nitrous oxide

What group of testicular cancer is


not sensitive to radiation therapy?

Non-seminomas (eg. teratoma, embryonal


carcinoma, choriocarcinoma, yolk sac tumor)

What hematologic condition is often


associated with restless leg syndrome?

Iron deficiency anemia

What hematological condition is caused by


a membrane defect of spectrin deficiency?

Hereditary spherocytosis

What HLA marker can often be


associated with ankylosing spondylitis?

HLA-B27

What is a very common organism for


UTIs in young, pregnant women?

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

What is Charcot's triad?

Fever, Right upper quadrant


abdominal pain, and Jaundice

What is the anti-depressant category of


choice in patients with bulemia?

SSRIs

What is the antibiotic of choice for mild


Clostridium difficile colitis? Severe?

PO or IV metronidazole for mild.


PO vancomycin for severe.

What is the best management in an


individual who has overdosed on TCAs and
has widened QRS on EKG?

Bicarbonate

What is the best next step in a patient with


aspirin allergy who will be undergoing
elective coronary angioplasty?

Aspirin desensitization. Pts undergoing


elective angioplasty should be pre-treated
with aspirin and clopidogrel.

What is the best screening


blood test for acromegaly?

Insulin growth factor 1 (IGF-1)

What is the best treatment for penicillinallergic, pregnant female with UTI?

Nitrofurantoin

What is the best way to prevent foot ulcers


from occuring in diabetic patients?

Perform monofilament testing

What is the earliest lab value to increase


after repleting iron in patients with iron
deficiency anemia?

Reticulocyte count

What is the enzyme that converts


testosterone to estradiol?

Aromatase

What is the fundoscopic exam finding often


seen with idiopathic intracranial
hypertension (Pseudotumor cerebri)?

Papilledema

What is the goal hemoglobin level in


patients with end stage renal disease?

11-12 g/dl (higher than this can increase


risk of embolism or strokes)

What is the goal uric acid level to prevent


further attacks in patients with gout?

Less than 6mg/dl

What is the gold standard for diagnosing


small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?

Endoscopy with jejunal


aspirate

What is the gold standard imaging


modality for diagnosing kidney stones?

Noncontrast spiral CT

What is the ideal LDL goal in CAD


patients or CAD equvialent patients?

Less than 70 mg/dl

What is the inheritance pattern for


Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
(HHT)?

Autosomal dominant. HHT is also known


as Osler-Weber-Randau syndrome

What is the initial diagnostic test to check in


an individual you suspect of having
polymyositis?

Creatine phosphokinase (CPK)


or Creatinine kinase (CK)

What is the initial diagnostic test to check in


an individual you suspect to have temporal
arteritis?

Erythrocyte sedimentation
rate (ESR)

What is the laboratory screening


test for chronic alcohol abuse?

Carbohydrate free transferrin


level elevated

What is the leading cause of death in


patients with systemic lupus erythematosus?

Cardiovascular disease

What is the leading cause of sudden


cardiac death in young athletes?

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

What is the main anti-depressant to be


avoided in patients with seizure disorder?

Buproprion

What is the main pulmonary function test


that helps differentiate obstructive from
restrictive lung disease?

Total lung capacity (TLC)

What is the main vector of Lyme


Disease in North America?

Ixodes scapularis

What is the MOST common


cause of aseptic meningitis?

Enterovirus (more than


Echovirus)

What is the most common cause of


pneumonia in HIV patients?

Streptococcus pneumoniae

What is the most common cause of septic


arthritis in inviduals greater than 40 years of
age?

Staph aureus

What is the most common electrolyte


abnormality associated with tamoxifen use?

Hypercalcemia

What is the most common extra-articular


manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid nodules

What is the most common presenting


symptom of an individual with acute
altitude sickness?

Headaches

What is the most common


subytpe of thyroid cancer?

Papillary thyroid cancer


(papillary carcinoma)

What is the most common symptom of


Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
(HHT)?

Epistaxis (nose bleeding)

What is the most common type of


glomerulonephritis throughout the world?

IgA Nephropathy

What is the most commonly used agent in


the treatment of Familial Mediterranean
Fever?

Colchicine

What is the most important prognostic


factor in a patient with breast cancer?

Lymph node positivity

What is the most likely diagnosis in a patient


on hemodialysis with skin ulcerations and an
elevated calcium-phosphate product?

Calciphylaxis

What is the most likely diagnosis in diabetic


pt with diarrhea, weight loss, flatulence and
vitamin A, D, B12 deficiencies?

Small intestinal bacterial


overgrowth

What is the most likely organism that


causes post partum endometritis?

Group B Streptococcus
(Streptococcus agalactiae)

What is the most sensitive method of


diagnosing avascular necrosis?

MRI

What is the most specific test for


diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis?

Anti-citrullinated protein
(anti-CCP) antibody

What is the name of the sign in which RLQ


pain is elicited with LLQ palpation in a
patient suspected of having appendicitis?

Positive Rovsing sign

What is the number of dermatomes over which a


patient with Herpes Zoster virus requires both
contact and airborne precautions?

What is the rash that is commonly


associated with celiac disease?

What is the recommendation for initial


colonoscopy after inflammatory bowel disease
diagnosis and follow up colonoscopies?

Two dermatomes

Dermatitis herpetiformis

8 years after diagnosis and


then every 1-2 years

What is the simplest test to differentiate


anemia of chronic disease from iron
deficiency?

Total iron-binding capacity


(TIBC)

What is the syndrome that contains the


triad of ptosis, miosis, and anhidrosis?

Horner's Syndrome

What is the treatment of choice for unstable


pt with wide complex tachycardia?

Immediate synchronized
cardio version

What is the treatment of choice


of dermatitis herpetiformis?

Dapsone

What is the treatment of M3


form of AML?

All-Trans Retinoic Acid


(ATRA)

What is the triad of symptoms you would


expect in a patient with normal pressure
hydrocephalus (NPH)?

Ataxia (wide based gait), dementia,


and urinary incontinence

What is the valvular abnormality that can


result from dissection of the ascending
aorta?

Aortic regurgitation

What is the valvular condition most


commonly associated with pulsus tardus in
the carotids?

Aortic stenosis

What kidney stones are most


commonly missed on plain xrays?

Uric acid stones

What mutation is often associated


with polycythemia vera?

JAK2 mutation

What organism can cause febrile, hemolytic


anemia esp in pts who visited Nantucket or
Long Island area?

Babesia microti

What organism is known as the


"great mimicker" of appendicitis?

Yersinia enterocolitica

What organism is known to


cause Q fever?

Coxiella burnetti

What reflexes (increased/decreased) would


you expect with someone who is diagnosed
with West Nile Virus meningits?

Decreased

What rheumatological condition can often


be associated with temporal arteritis?

Polymyalgia rheumatica
(PMR)

What thyroid test level tends to be


elevated in patients who have sick
euthyroid syndrome?

Reverse T3 (rT3)

What two antibiotics are most commonly


used for the treatment of diverticulitis?

Ciprofloxacin and
Metronidazole

What two conditions are associated with


bisferiens pulse in the carotids?

Aortic regurgitation and


hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

What type of kidney stones are


often implicated in recurrent UTIs?

Struvite (Magnesium
ammonium phosphate) stones

What type of reflexes would you expect in


a patient who has uncontrolled
hypothyroidism?

Delayed

What vitamin deficiency can occur


with use of Isoniazid (INH)?

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

What vitamin or mineral deficiency is


associated with rash and alopecia in patients
on TPN feeding?

Zinc deficiency

What will be the folate and vitamin B12


levels in patients with Caribbean tropical
sprue?

Normal folate, decreased


vitamin b12 levels

What would you expect pleural effusion


glucose level to be in individuals with
rheumatoid arthritis?

Less than 30 mg/dl

What would you expect the C3 complement levels


to be (increased/decreased/same) in a patient with
post-infectious glomerulonephritis?

Decreased

Which agent used in the treatment of


rheumatoid arthritis requires frequent eye
exams?

Hydroxychloroquine

Which antibody is associated with cold


agglutinin hemolytic anemia?

IgM

Which antibody is associated


with CREST syndrome?

Anti-centromere

Which antibody is most specifically


associated with type I diabetes?

Anti-glutamic acid
decarboxylase

Which class of anti-depressants are


associated with widened QRS complex that
can be treated with bicarbonate?

Tricyclic antidepressants
(TCAs)

Which class of anti-diabetic agents should be


avoided in patients who have underlying
congestive heart failure (CHF)?

Thiazolidinedione

Which class of antibiotics is most notoriously


contraindicated in individuals with
myasthenia gravis?

Aminoglycosides

Which class of medication is used to prevent


vasospasm in patients with subarachnoid
hemorrhage?

Calcium channel blockers (eg.


nimodipine, nifedipine)

Which congestive heart failure medication is


used for symptomatic relief but does not
decrease mortality?

Furosemide (Lasix)

Which disease is associated with decreased


uroporphyringoen decarboxylase activity?

Porphyria cutanea tarda

Which extra-intestinal manifestions can


mirror inflammatory bowel disease?

Arthritis and Erythema


Nodosum

Which form of lung cancer is most often associated


with ectopic production of parathyroid hormonerelated peptide (PTHrp)?

Squamous cell carcinoma of


the lung

Which form of nephrotic syndrome is


most associated with heroin use?

Focal segmental
glomerulosclerosis

Which form of nephrotic syndrome is


often associated with lithium use?

Minimal change disease

Which gene test should be checked before


administering azaithioprine to prevent
dangerous bone marrow suppression?

TPMT gene test (thiopurine Smethyltransferase)

Which hepatitis B marker


indicates active replication?

HBeAg

Which hepatitis C treatment medication


may exacerbate autoimmune hepatitis?

Interferon

Which hepatitis infection is the only


type that is a DNA virus?

Hepatitis B

Which herpes virus is associated


with Kaposi's sarcoma?

Human herpes virus 8

Which HIV medication is known to cause an


asymptomatic elevation in MCV?

Zidovudine

Which HIV medication requires you to check


HLA B-5701 to prevent hypersensitivity
reaction?

Abacavir

Which knee test can indicate that patient has


a lateral collateral ligament tear?

Positive varus test

Which marker is often


associated with ovarian cancer?

CA 125

Which marker is often associated


with pancreatic cancer?

CA 19-9

Which myeloproliferative disorder is


associated with BCR-ABL or t (9,22)
translocation?

Chronic Myelogenous
Leukemia (CML)

Which organism can be associated with


Burkitt's Lymphoma and nasopharyngeal
carcinoma?

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)

Which organism causes


Trench Fever?

Bartonella quintana

Which organism commonly causes


meningitis in infants and the elderly,
requiring treatment with ampicillin?

Listeria monocytogenes

Which organism is considered a


contaminant in the blood if no central venous
catheter is present?

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Which organism is known to


cause "desert rheumatism?"

Coccidioidomycosis

Which organism is notoriously known to


cause hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)?

Escherichia coli O157:H7

Which organism is the most common


cause of diabetic foot ulcers?

Staphylococcus aureus

Which pain medication should be avoided


in patients who are taking SSRIs for
depression?

Tramadol (concurrent use of SSRI with


tramadol can cause serotonin syndrome)

Which renal disorder can present both as


nephritic and nephrotic syndrome?

Membranoproliferative
glomerulonephritis (MPGN)

Which statin is the drug of


choice in HIV patients?

Pravastatin

Which subtype of nephrotic syndrome is


most commonly associated with hepatitis B
infections?

Membranous nephropathy

Which two CD markers are often deficient in


individuals with paroxsysmal nocturnal
hemoglobinuria? (PNH)

CD55 and CD59

Which two hyperthyroid conditions will


cause low radioactive iodine uptake?

Thyroiditis and exogenous use of


thyroid medication

Which two murmurs decrease in intensity


with leg raising and squatting?

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy


(HOCM) and Mitral valve prolapse (MVP)

Which two murmurs will decrease in


intensity with squatting, sitting or leg
raising?

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy


and Mitral valve prolapse

Which type of anemia is a common


complication of chronic lymphocytic
leukemia?

Warm agglutinin autoimmune


hemolytic anemia

Which type of beta blockers are okay to


give to patients with hypertension and
asthma?

Cardioselective beta blockers (metoprolol,


atenolol, bisoprolol, nebivolol)

Which type of cancer is least likely to


metastasize to the brain and usually
produces blastic bone lesions?

Prostate cancer

Which type of lung cancer can give a


paraneoplastic syndrome of gynecomastia?

Large cell carcinoma

Which type of renal tubular acidosis is


associated with defect in proximal
bicarbonate absorption?

Renal tubular acidosis type II

Which vitamin is used to


enhance iron absorption?

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)

Which vitamin toxicity may lead to


idiopathic intracranial hypertension
(Pseudotumor cerebri)?

Vitamin A

With allergic bronchopulmonary


aspergillosis (ABPA), what two labs will be
increased?

IgE and peripheral eosinophils


greater than 10 percent

With osteoarthritis, what would you expect


the ESR and CRP levels to be?

Normal (versus elevated in


rheumatoid arthritis)

With systemic lupus erythematosus exacerbation, what


would you expect the complement (high/low), antidsDNA (pos/neg) and ESR (high/low) levels to be?

Low complement, pos antidsDNA, high ESR

With terminal complement deficiency, to


which organism are patients most
susceptible?

Neisseria meningitis

Within what age range does USPSTF


recommend one-time screening for AAA in
men with a smoking history?

65 to 75 years