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1

Give the characteristics of a latent TB infection.

2

Describe the difference between high amounts of TB infection an low amounts.

3

What is a TB scrofula?

4

Describe the characteristics of a Tuberculin Skin Test.

5

What do you measure in the Tuberculin skin test?

Measure induration only excludin erythema.

6

Describe the difference in positive PPD skin tests in regards to size.

7

What are the characteristics of an INF-gamma test?

8

What are the diagnostic tests for TB?

9

Describe the treatment of TB.

10

Describe the characteristics of BCG vaccine.

11

Describe the progression of TB in HIV patients.

12

Describe the characteristics of M. Leprae.

13

Describe the diagnositics and therapy for M. Leprae.

14

What are the characteristics of M. avium?

15

What are the risk factors for Nocardia bronchopulmonary disease?

16

Describe the characteristics of primary or secondary cutaneous Nocardiosis what do you have to differentiate it from.

17

Describe the characteristics of Rhodococcus Equi.

18

What are the characteristics of Exudative Dermatitis, Whipple disease and allergic pneumonitis (farmers lung).