Sunday, February 22, 2009


a patient came with fever and lymphadenopathy.Night blood smear was done and picture A was found in blood.
  1. give the rational for taking night blood smear.
  2. give 2 morphologies seen in the picture
  3. name the organism
  4. give 2 diagnostic tests.
  5. name 2 drugs for this infection


  • the organism present in blood is higher at night
  • blurred nuclei,kinky shaped and 2 nuclei at the post end.
  • Brugia malayi
  • Brugia rapid test and Knott's concentration method
  • albendazole,diethyl carbamazine(DEC)

p/s:yeah,im s000000000 sleepy.good luck evrybody=p


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