Microbiology Quiz #40, Ectoparasites 

1. A 10-year-old child presents with intense pruritus, especially at night, and has visible serpiginous burrows in the web spaces of her fingers. An image of a patient with a similar condition is shown below. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?

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2. A patient presents with a history of waking up with intensely itchy bites, particularly around the ankles. Examination of the bed and surrounding area reveals small reddish-brown insects. Which of the following is the most appropriate initial step in management?

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3. A traveler returning from a camping trip in the Northeastern United States presents with a circular rash and reports finding a tick on his skin a few weeks prior. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment to prevent tick-borne diseases?

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4. A child presents with a scalp rash, pruritus, and visible nits attached to hair shafts. What is the most effective initial treatment for this condition?

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5. A group of hikers presents with multiple itchy papules on their legs and report having walked through high grasses. They are concerned about tick bites, but upon examination, you find no ticks but signs consistent with chigger bites. Which of the following is the most appropriate management?

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