Microbiology Quiz #37, Nematodes  

1. A 7-year-old child presents with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and noticeable weight loss. The mother mentions that the child often plays in the dirt and has a habit of not washing his hands before eating. Stool examination reveals eggs with a thin shell and a larva inside. Which of the following is the most likely causative organism? 

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2. A patient presents with a red, serpiginous, pruritic skin lesion on the foot. An image of a similar lesion is show below.The patient recently returned from a beach vacation in the Caribbean. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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3. A patient presents with episodic swelling of the lower limbs and occasional fevers. Blood smear reveals microfilariae, and the patient reports a history of frequent travel to Central Africa. Which of the following treatments is most appropriate for this condition? 

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4. A 34-year-old woman presents with a history of migrating swellings on her body and occasional eye pain. She also mentions seeing worm-like structures moving across the conjunctiva of her eye. She recently returned from a trip to West Africa. Which of the following organisms is most likely responsible for her symptoms? 

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5. A patient presents with gastrointestinal discomfort and a persistent cough. A chest X-ray reveals infiltrates, and a stool sample shows eggs with a bipolar plug. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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