RSV is a virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. (a) The influence of age on the serum of normal ICR mice for IL-6 concentrations. RSV is spread in secretions when someone with it coughs or sneezes. Among the 13 children who received the 600-mg/m2 dose, the maximum concentration in plasma (Cmax) was 0.99 +/- 0.38 microgram/ml (mean +/- standard deviation), the time to maximum concentration (Tmax) was 3.0 +/- 0.86 h, the area under the curve (AUC) was 5.56 +/- 2.17 micrograms.h/ml, and the elimination half-life (t1/2) was 2.59 +/- 0.78 h. Genital primary infection is infrequent in this age group [1, 2, 3, 4]. Martinez X, Brandt C, Saddallah F. 8 weeks after returning he developed excessive salivation, aversion to drinking water, and hallucinations and died in cardiac arrest.
When someone who has the virus sneezes or coughs, tiny droplets containing the virus spray into the air. 7. Viruses that infect the respiratory system — lungs and airways — and the digestive system — stomach and intestines — are also common in infants. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. Which of the following is the most probable etiologic agent? 8. Yes.
The IL-6 level was analyzed by ELISA. Your doctor may suspect an RSV infection based on the symptoms and a physical examination during certain times of the year when RSV is most common. Which one of the following statements about this virus is TRUE? A genital primary herpetic infection (PHI) is very uncommon, with few cases reported in the literature [1, 2, 3, 4]. An 8-year-old boy has an illness which begins with fever and malaise. Later a rash appears on his cheeks which makes them look as if he had been slapped. The rash may be itchy, and will last for about five days.
Which of the following is most likely? Hold both the child and the thermometer still for three minutes, then remove the thermometer and read the temperature. Res. He has become more restless with a worsening cough over the past day. There is no relevant past medical history and he is up to date with his immunization schedule. The goal is to help children feel better while their bodies fight the infection. Which one of the following viruses is MOST likely involved?
In the hospital, the infant or child may receive oxygen, fluids (by vein) and medications to help him or her breathe easier. A 28-year-old woman presents with a fever and painful genital ulcers. Direct methods are viral culture, cytologic diagnosis (Tzanck smear), antigen detection (direct fluorescent antibody testing), and viral DNA detection by PCR. Which of the following is most characteristic of this infection? 15. Offer your baby plenty of fluids to bring down his fever and prevent dehydration. Detailed analysis reveals that its genome is composed of multiple pieces of double-stranded RNA.
Which one of the following statements about this virus is TRUE? 2004. A 35-year old man was addicted to intravenous drug use and has been a carrier for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) for 10 years. He suddenly develops acute fulminant hepatitis. Avoid touching your mouth, nose, and eyes after being around an infected person. 19. A 45-year man presented with an acute onset of fever, nausea, and pain in the right upper abdominal quadrant.
He had jaundice and dark urine several days earlier. If the correct diagnosis is hepatitis A, then which one of the following statements below is TRUE? 26. You have a 25-year old female patient in your office who had just discovered that her sex partner is HIV positive. In rare cases, more serious complications, such as bronchitis or pneumonia, can develop (NHS 2012). Before she left him this week, they have had sex about 10 to 15 times. You ordered a blood test for HIV that came back negative.
1996. Which one of the following statements is TRUE for this patient? 27. Call if your child has chest pain, difficulty breathing, fast breathing, or a blue color to the lips or skin. Your child is up-to-date with all the routine immunizations. In addition, you will take other recommended immunizations before traveling. Which one of following statements is TRUE about a viral disease that may affect one of you?
28. A 10-year-old girl has developed fever and loss of appetite. By the time she is seen by her physician she has tender swelling in the area of both parotid glands. Though you may have passed on some immunity to your baby during pregnancy if you were vaccinated before you were pregnant, it won’t be enough to protect him in the first six months (HPA 2009). 29. A young woman presents with malaise, fever, and loss of appetite. Bhagwat, J.
Initial testing reveals negative tests for HBs antigen and anti-HBs antibody. Which of the following tests would be most useful in establishing a diagnosis of infection with hepatitis B virus?