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Call for notes!

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Are you a medical student, basic physician trainee or Immunology/Immunopathology advanced trainee who is studying Immunology?

We are looking to boost the content of the notesonimmunology website.

If you have made original study notes that you think could be of benefit to others we would love to add you as a contributor.

Please send the notes in MS Word or Powerpoint to ssas7805@med.usyd.edu.au . Be sure to acknowledge the original source of any figures and tables and to include your name on your work.

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Case Report: Cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and thymoma with immunodeficiency (TWI)/ Good’s syndrome

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My colleagues and I just published the first report of cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and the under-recognised TWI/Good’s syndrome.

Click here to access the article online

 

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MCQ#5

Question-Mark

A patient is newly diagnosed with HIV infection. CD4+ T-cell count is 700 cells/microL (RR 500-1200) and HIV viral load is >1000000 copies/mL. In regard to management which statement is CORRECT?

a) There are benefits to commencing Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) when CD4+ T-cell count is >500 cells/mL.

b) If the virus is CCR5-tropic then Maraviroc should be prescribed

c) The patient should be advised to take ART on alternate months i.e. 1 month on therapy and 1 month off

d) The patient should be commenced on PJP prophylaxis

e) The patient is an elite controller

Click here for Answer