Infections – Bacterial & Parasitic

Pediatrics

Infections – Bacterial & Parasitic

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 8.4 / 10

You can comfortably skip this chapter and save time.

Question Pattern

Lot of disease conditions to be covered in this chapter. Anyway you would have covered these in Microbiology and Medicine already.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Giardia lamblia – Clinical Features
  • Neonatal tetanus – Overview
  • Most important organ involved in congenital tuberculosis
  • Maternal antibodies that do not provide significant immunity in a neonate
  • MC manifestation of congenital toxoplasmosis
  • Toxin responsible for causing scarlet fever

Suggested Revision

  • Brugia malayi – Overview
  • Revised Jones criteria
  • Pediatric TB – Clinical features
  • Amebiasis – Overview
  • Ancylostoma – Overview
  • Infant of TB mother
  • Trichuriasis – overview
  • Scarlet fever – Overview
  • Congenital toxoplasmosis – Overview
  • Congenital syphilis – Findings
  • Neurocysticercosis – Overview
  • Diphtheria – Overview
  • Syndromes caused by Staph, Strep

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