Monday, May 11, 2009

torniquet test

21 years old man presented to clinic for 5 days history of fever, maculopapular rash, and joint pain. Torniquet test was done and it showed presence of 50 petechiae at the cubital fossa. Blood investigations revealed leucopenia and thrombocytopenia.
  • What is your diagnosis based on the history, physical examination and investigation done? (1m)
  • Name 1 microbiological test that is suitable for above. (1m)
  • Explain steps taken in the test mentioned in the question ii?. (4m)
  • Outline the management for this patient. (2m)
  • What are the preventive measurements to be taken to reduce infection? (2m)




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