Category Archives: Microbiology Picture Quizzes

Microbiology Picture Quiz: Number 8

Have a look at the picture below and answer the questions below.



1) What type of sample is this likely to be, and what is the diagnosis?

2) What are the other ways to diagnose this micro-organism? (What type of sample is not recommended?)

3) (for clinicians!) Outline treatment options for this infection?

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“Picture Quiz Number 7”

Have a look at these pictures from two different patients with the same clinical condition, and answer the questions below:




1) What is the likely clinical disease in these two patients?

2) What are the likely causes of this condition?

3) How is it diagnosed in the laboratory?

4) What are the main complications of the condition?


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