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Q.P. CODE: 103010                                                                                                                 Reg. No:
First Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations
October 2013
Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                   Max. Marks: 75

Answer all questions
Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essays: (210=20)
1. Define and classify sterilization. Explain the principle, functions and uses of autoclave.                                (1+2+1+4+2=10)
2. Describe the morphology, routes of infection, laboratory diagnosis and prophylaxis of hepatitis B virus.    (1+2+4+3=10)

Short notes: (7x5=35)
3. Morphology and pathogenesis of HIV
4. Role of nurses in hospital infection control committee
5. Nosocomial infection
6. Cryptococcosis
7. Prophylaxis of tetanus
8. Type I hypersensitivity reaction
9. National immunization schedule

Answer briefly: (10x2=20)
10. Passive immunity
11. Name two anaerobic culture methods
12. Toxic shock syndrome
13. Bacterial flagella.
14. Transport media
15. Morphology of neisseria meningitidis
16. Name four bacteria causing food poisoning
17. Dermatophytes
18. Enumerate any four zoonotic infections
19. Enumerate any four arbo-viral diseases prevalent in India.