Basic Sciences

Atypical Mycobacteria

Groups of Atypical Mycobacteria are:

Gp 1 - Photochromogens
(KMSA-Kansas Medical School Association)

  • Kansasii
  • Marinum
  • Simiae
  • Asiaticum

Gp 2 - Scotochromogens
(SSG- Split Skin Graft)

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Types of Bonds in Protein structure

" Ph.D "

  • primary - peptide bond
  • secondary- hydrogen bonds
  • tertiary - disulfide bonds
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VDRL: Causes of chronic biological false positive reactions

' SLIM  He-ART '

  • SLE - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Lepromatous leprosy
  • IMN - Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Malaria
  • Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Relapsing fever
  • Tropical eosinophilia

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Sensitivity & specificity of tests

' NNN '

  • Highly seNsitive tests have No false Negatives
  • And highly sPecific tests have no false Positives

Sensitivity of a test is it's ability to correctly detect all those who have the disease, ie., 'true positives'  and specificity is the ability of the test to correctly detect those who do not have the disease, ie., 'true negatives' ,

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