General Stool Examination (GSE) - Stool Examination Direct Method
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General Stool Examination (GSE) - Stool Examination Direct Method

Test your knowledge on the direct method of stool examination as part of General Stool Examination (GSE). This quiz covers macroscopical examination focusing on color, appearance, and presence of parasites in stool samples.

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What is the normal appearance (consistency) of stool according to the text?

Semi-solid

Which large parasites may be present in stool according to the text?

Ascaris and pinworms

What type of microorganisms may be found in abnormal stool according to the text?

Bacteria and yeast

What type of ova might be present in abnormal stool according to the text?

<p>Protozoa ova</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of inoculating broth media in the indirect method of stool examination according to the text?

<p>To activate the bacteria</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should be done on the second day of the indirect method of stool examination according to the text?

<p>Sub-culture on solid media from broth culture</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the normal range for urinary output in a healthy adult in a 24-hour period?

<p>750 to 2000 ml</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT part of the physical examination of urine during G.U.E.?

<p>Specific gravity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main purpose of making a wet preparation from the sediment of urine during microscopically examination?

<p>To check for the presence of urinary casts</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which component may be found in urinary casts when examined under a microscope during urinalysis?

<p>White blood cells (WBC)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does turbid or cloudy appearance of urine indicate during a physical examination?

<p>Presence of pus cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is the indirect method of cultivation important in urine analysis?

<p>To culture any bacteria present in urine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of crystals may be seen in alkaline urine?

<p>Triple phosphate</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of using MacConkey agar in the indirect method of stool examination?

<p>To identify G-ve bacteria</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which microorganism can be isolated using blood agar in the indirect method of stool examination?

<p>Staphylococcus aureus</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the incubation temperature for all plates in the indirect method of stool examination?

<p>+37C◦/ 24 hr</p> Signup and view all the answers

After identifying bacteria by cultural characteristics and microscopic examination, what is the next step in the indirect method of stool examination?

<p>Sub-culturing on nutrient agar and distributing antibiotic discs</p> Signup and view all the answers

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