Intestinal infections

SPM

Intestinal infections

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 7.4 / 10

Probably not worth spending time on this.

Question Pattern

One of the toughest and vast chapters in SPM.

You can probably skip this, as it has a significant overlap with Microbiology and Medicine.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Cholera Vaccines – Overview
  • Carriers in Cholera
  • Chandlers index
  • ReSoMal – composition
  • Ty21a vaccine – Indications
  • Example of disability limitation for polio
  • Assessment and Rx of Diarrhea

Suggested Revision

  • Typhoid Carriers – Overview
  • Assessment of dehydration
  • IV rehydration – overview
  • Dracunculiasis – Overview
  • Rx for Cholera
  • Disinfectant for Cholera stool
  • Overview of Hepatitis viruses
  • Cholera vs Shigella – Clinical features
  • Rotavirus Vaccine – Overview
  • HBsAg postivity in Pregnancy
  • Alternatives for ORS
  • Serologic Patterns in Hepatitis B infection
  • Tackling a Cholera outbreak
  • International Health Regulations for the notification of Cholera
  • HCV Screening – Overview
  • DOC for Chemoprophylaxis of cholera
  • Measures for Cholera control
  • Assessment of rehydration
  • ORS – Overview, Guidelines
  • Rotavirus – Overview

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