August 2013 JPGN
 
1 - Among non-invasive procedures for the detection of H. pylori, which of the following is considered the most sensitive and specific?
A   - Fecal Antigen Test for polyclonal antibodies
B   - Urea Breath Test (UBT)
C   - Serum Serology (IgM, IgG)
D   - Salivary Assay (IgG)
2 - Virulence factors for H. pylori include all of the following, EXCEPT:
A   - cagA
B   - Urease
C   - Shiga-Like Exotoxin
D   - vacA
3 - True or False? H. pylori has been classified as a human carcinogen
A   - True
B   - False
4 - Based on the information presented in the article, the Entero-test may be used in all the following situations EXCEPT
A   - Culture and isolation of H. pylori
B   - Non-invasive test to detect the presence of H. pylori in asymptomatic children
C   - Confirming eradication of H. pylori after treatment
D   - Genotyping H. pylori strains via PCR from string extracts
5 - Which food/ingredient is most likely avoided by children with chronic abdominal pain?
A   - Lactose
B   - Fast food
C   - FODMAPs
D   - There is no one particular food
6 - Which of the following mechanisms is the least likely to cause FAP exacerbations with diet?
A   - Immunological reactions (food allergies, celiac disease)
B   - Gastro-colic reflex to food
C   - Eating behaviors
D   - Carbohydrate intolerances
7 - Which dietary strategy has empirical support from Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) to reduce FAP symptoms in children or adolescents?
A   - Reduce fat
B   - Use of probiotics
C   - Reduce gluten
D   - Reduce fructose
8 - Which of the following statements is true?
A   - Increased fiber intake reduces FAP.
B   - Increased fiber intake reduces abdominal pain associated with constipation
C   - Insoluble fiber may be more effective than soluble fiber for treating IBS.
D   - Children with FAP eat less fiber than the daily-recommended amount.