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Chapter 80. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Penicillin is the drug of choice in which of the following conditions?

A. Syphilis

B. Chlamydia

C. Genital warts

D. Chancroid

Which of the following agents should not be prescribed for MSM or patients with a history of recent foreign travel and a positive diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae?

A. Doxycycline

B. Azithromycin

C. Penicillin G

D. Ofloxacin

Which of the following regimens is considered to be effective treatment for Disseminated Gonococcal Infection?

A. Ofloxacin 400 mg orally three times daily for 14 days

B. Benzathine Penicillin 2.4 million units once weekly for 3 weeks

C. Azithromycin 1 g as a one time dose

D. Ceftriaxone 1 g IM or IV every 24 hours until improvement is noted

In which of the following stages of syphilis would fatigue, diffuse rash, fever, and a genital or perineal condyloma be observed?

A. Primary

B. Secondary

C. Latent Early

D. Latent Late

If a patient has been diagnosed with primary syphilis, after how many month of treatment should a follow-up quantitative nontreponemal titer be ordered?

A. 1, 2, and 3

B. 3, 6, and 12

C. 6, 12, and 24

D. 9, 18, and 36

If a patient has been diagnosed with neurosyphilis and pleocytosis is present, how often should one reexamine the patient’s cerebral spinal fluid?

A. Every 3 months

B. Every 4 months

C. Every 5 month

D. Every 6 months

Which dose of metronidazole should be administered for 7 days to treat trichomoniasis?

A. 250 mg orally two times daily


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