Mycobacterium – 2


Mycobacterium – 2

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 45%
Ease of Revision 8.2 / 10

Question Pattern

Just read everything about TB and leprosy, with focus on the clinical aspects especially.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Generation time of lepra bacilli
  • Mitsuda reaction
  • XDR TB definition
  • Lepromin test – Overview
  • BCG vaccination
  • Fish tank granuloma is caused by
  • TB test done only on whole blood sample is

Suggested Revision

  • Lepra reactions
  • Drug resistance and the causative mutations in TB
  • M. ulcerans
  • Runyon classification
  • Ridley Jopling Classification in Leprosy

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