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Old 04-20-2010
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A 24-year-old female presents to her primary care doctor with complaints of a pruritic rash present for the last several days. The rash began after a relaxing resort weekend that she spent swimming, snorkeling, and sitting in the hot tub. The rash is concentrated in areas covered by her swimming suit. Which of the following is the most likely etiologic agent?

A. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
B. Pseudomonas pseudomallei
C. Streptococcus pyogenes
D. Staphylococcus aureus
E. Staphylococcus epidermidis
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Default Answer is A

Typical hot tub cellulilitis and is caused by pseudomonas aeroginosa
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yes i agree. the answer is A.
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ans is A. psudomaonas areguinosa is the major cause of infection in all those persons who used hot tub or suwanna bath. It also present on the burn, leg ulcers and causes greenish discharge if it involve nail. it is the very resistant organism
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