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Question 11# Print Question

Patients with a penicillin allergy are LEAST likely to have a cross-reaction with:

A. Synthetic penicillins
B. Carbapenems
C. Cephalosporins
D. Monobactams

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What is the estimated risk of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from a needlestick from a source with HIV-infected blood? 

A. <0.5%
B. 1%
C. 5%
D. 10%

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Closure of an appendectomy wound in a patient with perforated appendicitis who is receiving appropriate antibiotics will result in a wound infection in what percentage of patients?

A. 3 - 4%
B. 8 - 12%
C. 15 - 18%
D. 22 - 25%

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A chronic carrier state occurs with hepatitis C infection in what percentage of patients? 

A. 90-99%
B. 75-80%
C. 50-60%
D. 10-30%

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Possible exposure to anthrax should be initially treated with:

A. Colistin
B. Ciprofloxacin or doxycycline
C. Amoxicillin
D. Observation

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