Kenyatta University Bachelor of Medicine (Medicine) Pathology Part 1 Parasitology/ Immunology Spots Examination  Question Paper

Exam Name: Pathology Part 1 Parasitology/ Immunology Spots Examination 

Course: Bachelor of Medicine (Medicine)

Institution/Board: Kenyatta University

Exam Year:2009

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2008/2009
SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF
MEDICINE & BACHELOR OF SURGERY
(MBChB) 2007 GROUP
HPA 200: PATHOLOGY PART 1
PARASITOLOGY/ IMMUNOLOGY SPOTS EXAMINATION

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DATE: MONDAY, 14TH SEPTEMBER 2009, TIME: 10.00 A.M. - 12.00 NOON

Instructions: Attempt all questions. Answer in the space provided below.

1. (a) Name the Genus of specimen 1
b) Name the usual mode of transmission.
2 (a) Name the stage, Genus and Species of specimen 2.
(b) Name an area in Kenya where this parasite is prevalent.
3 (a) Name the stage, Genus and Species of specimen 3
(b) Give one characteristic diagnostic feature.
4 (a) Name the Genus of specimen 4.
(b) Give one medical importance associated with the specimen.
5 (a) Give the stage and “general name” of specimen 5.
(b) Name the habitat of this stage in the human host.
6 (a) Name the Genus of specimen 6.
(b) Give two (2) signs in the infected host.
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7 (a) Name the Genus of specimen 7.
(b) Give a differential diagnostic feature of the parasite.
8 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 8.
(b) Give its main medical importance.
9 (a) Name the stage, Genus and Species of specimen 9.
(b) Give its common name.
10 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 10.
(b) Give its medical importance.
11 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 11.
(b) Give one complication associated with the parasite.
12 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 12.
(b) Give a complication associated with this parasite.
13 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 13.
(b) Give one main sign associated with this parasite.
14 (a) Name the Genus of specimen 14.
(b) Give the specific mode of transmission.
15 (a) Name the Genus and Species of specimen 15.
(b) Give the main harmful effect associated with this parasite.


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16 Identify the immune cell types shown in the slides A.
(b) To which human pathogens are the cells important in innate immunity.
17 Identify the immune cell types shown in the slides B.
(b) To which human pathogens are the cells important in innate immunity.
18 Refer to the figure below which depicts the electrophoretic separation of serum and answer
the following questions

a) In which of the fractions would you find gamma-globulins?




b) In which of the fractions would you find serum albumin?



19 A photograph of screening results of rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test

(a) Name the principle for this test...................
(b) RPR test is used for diagnosis of...................

20 Photograph of results of Determine rapid test for HIV
(a) Name the principle for this test...................

b) Which of the pictures indicates a positive result?



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PATHOLOGY PART 1
SECTION B
MICROBIOLOGY SPOTS

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Instructions: Attempt all questions. Answer in the space provided below.

21. You are provided with media labeled A and B
a) State the name of each medium:
A:
B:
b). Name one the bacteria that are cultured on each of these media
A ------------------------------
B ------------------------------
22 a) Briefly describe the specimen in the bottle
b) Name two microbiological tests you would conduct on the specimen
23. The Z N method was used to prepare the slide shown
a) Name any two bacteria commonly stained by this method
b) State the diseases caused by each bacterium named
24. a) Identify the test demonstrated in the slide shown
b) Name the fungus exhibiting the characteristic demonstrated in the slide
25. a) Identify the characteristic observed in the slide
b) Suggest a possible bacterium and disease associated with it

Bacterium ------------

Disease --------------------



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