4.2 EXTENSION (infectious diseases)

  1. Bonus stuff to help you

  2. Most common phrasing errors
    • Penicillin inhibits bacterial cell wall
    • Disseminated tuberculosis is the spread of tubercle to the rest of the body
    • Semi-synthetic penicillins are completely different from the natural penicillins and are therefore resistant to penicillinase

  3. Exam tips
    • Tubercles and granulomas can be used interchangeably
    • When describing the infections of HIV and Influenza virus for the new syllabus, remember to include details of the immune system