Medical Quiz

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Treatment for me include:

Oral rehydration therapy (to maintain osmotic balance of the blood and tissue fluids)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis & Mycobacterium bovis

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can also infect cattles and spread to humans in meat and milk.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I will start causing sickness if I am able to reach the intestine

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


My vector is a mosquito

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


My site of action is in the liver, red blood cells and brain

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I infect the lungs (primary infections); lymph nodes, bones and gut (secondary infections)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I will spread to another person if the infected person sneezes and a healthy person inhale that air with the droplets which contains the bacteria.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


When I infect a person, the person may only develop symptoms years later.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am transmitted in semen and vaginal fluids during sexual intercourse, infected blood or blood products, contaminated hypodermic syringes, mother to foetus across placenta, at birth, mother to infant in breast milk

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by the human immunodeficiency virus

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented with vaccination.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am caused by vibrio cholerae

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I do my job by the infection and destruction of the cell’s body immune system (T-helper cells, macrophages and brain cells)

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am food-borne & water-borne

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I cause fever, anaemia, nausea, headaches, muscle pain, shivering, sweating, enlarged spleen.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be treated with drugs which takes longer than six months.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am transmitted through airborne droplets.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be treated with quinine and chloroquine

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


My symptoms include rocking cough, coughing blood, chect pain, shortness of breath, fever, sweating, weight loss

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I am distributed throughout the tropics and sub-tropics

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I have no cure.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented by :

1) reducing the number of mosquitoes
2) avoid being bitten by mosquitoes
3) Use drugs to prevent parasite infecting people

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria


I can be prevented if people ensure basic hygiene including washing their hands before handling food or cooking utensils.

A. TB

B. HIV/AIDS

C. Cholera

D. Malaria




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