USMLE Step 1 Question of the day #80

step 1, question, step 1 questions
Share:

Questions:

Psychiatry
1. _______ is a side effect of Clozapine that involves inflammation of the myocardium.

Immunology
2. Which type of hypersensitivity is involved in contact dermatitis?

Reproductive
3. _______ is a gestational disorder that is defined as infection of the placenta.

Respiratory
4. What is the MOA of Ethambutol in TB therapy?

Pharmacology
5. What is the common suffix for bacterial protein synthesis inhibitors?

Answers:

1. _______ is a side effect of Clozapine that involves inflammation of the myocardium.
A: Myocarditis

2. Which type of hypersensitivity is involved in contact dermatitis?
A: Type IV
dermatitis

3. _______ is a gestational disorder that is defined as infection of the placenta.
A: Chorioamnionitis
gestational

4. What is the MOA of Ethambutol in TB therapy?
A: Inhibition of Arabinosyl Transferase, thereby inhibiting Arabinogalactan synthesis
Arabinogalactan is an important component of the cell wall

5. What is the common suffix for bacterial protein synthesis inhibitors?
A: -cycline
e.g. Tetracycline

Study Today’s Terms:

Get the Question of the Day delivered to your email!
Consistency is the key to success. Join 1000's of your peers and learn 14 new terms everyday. Or get the questions daily on Twitter | Facebook