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OET Reading With Summary (S1) Method – Malaria

Questions 1 – 6

For each question, 1-6, decide which text (A, B, C or D) the information comes from. You may use any letter more than once.

Questions 7-14

Answer each of the questions, 7-14, with a word or short phrase from one of the texts. Each answer may include words, numbers or both.

Questions 15-20

Complete each of the sentences, 15-20, with a word or short phrase from one of the texts. Each answer may include words, numbers or both.

  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about how to collect samples for analysis?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about regions of the world where malaria is endemic?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about how long it may take for an infected patient to feel unwell?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about treatment for pregnant malaria patients?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about who to contact for advice on preventative medication?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    In which text can you find information about how malaria enters the body?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • Question of

    How long does a blood sample remain usable for diagnostic purposes?

    • 2 hours
    • 12 hours
    • 13 hours
  • Question of

    What is the ideal part of a newborn baby’s body for collecting a blood specimen?

    • (the) heel
    • toe
    • ankle
  • Question of

    What method of taking blood should be used if the sample is to go into a tube with EDTA?

    • Fingerstick Sampling
    • Venepuncture (Sampling)
    • Arterial Sampling.
  • Question of

    What should be added to the blood films to aid diagnosis?

    • (Leishman) stain
    • (Romanowsky) stain
    • May-Grunwald (stain)
  • Question of

    Which medication is contraindicated during the later stages of pregnancy?

    • Atovaquone/Proguanil
    • Doxycycline
    • (IV) quinine (dihydrochloride)
    • Mefloquine
  • Question of

    Which species of malaria parasite may have an incubation period of over a month?

    • Plasmodium falciparum (or P. falciparum)
    • Plasmodium vivax (or P. vivax)
    • Plasmodium ovale (or P. ovale)
    • Plasmodium malariae (or P. malariae)
    • Plasmodium knowlesi (or P. knowlesi)
  • Question of

    Among the complications resulting from malaria in pregnancy, which condition may affect both mother and infant?

    • liver failure and jaundice
    • anemia
    • pulmonary oedema
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome
    • abnormally low blood sugar
  • Question of

    Which is the most dangerous species of malaria parasite for humans?

    • Plasmodium malariae (or P. malariae)
    • Plasmodium vivax (or P. vivax)
    • Plasmodium ovale (or P. ovale)
    • Plasmodium falciparum
    • Plasmodium knowlesi (or P. knowlesi)
  • Question of

    If a pregnant woman who has been to a tropical region of Africa presents with a _________, she should be tested for malaria.

    • shortness of breath
    • heartburn
    • fever
  • Question of

    Malaria patients may have symptoms of illnesses affecting their breathing or _________ functions.

    • gastrointestinal
    • pulmonary
    • duodenal
  • Question of

    Malaria antigens in a patient’s blood can be detected by means of a _________.

    • EDT / Emergency Diagnostic Test
    • RDT / Radio Diagnostic Test
    • RDT / Rapid Diagnostic Test
  • Question of

    When considering malaria, tests should be carried out to determine how well the __________ patient’s is working.

    • Lungs
    • Heart
    • Liver
  • Question of

    In severe cases of malaria in pregnancy, the woman may die as a result of low blood sugar and ________.

    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / COPD
    • pulmonary fibrosis
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome / ARDS
  • Question of

    Patients should receive their third dose of artesunate _____ hours after admission.

    • 12 / twelve
    • 24 / twenty four
    • 48 / forty eight

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