Susceptible to few drugs, often causes septicaemia. Susceptible to Ceftazidime, Cefoperazone, Cefepime, Cefpirome, Imipenem, Polymixins, Ciprofloxacin
Often susceptible to vancomycin and linezolid but resistant to Methicillin
Live in subcutaneous tissue and lymphatic tissue. Adults discharge tiny babies which can be ingested by insects. Can cause Elephantiasis and River Blindness.
Itching in Pubic Area
Tetracycline often applied topically to cure
Ribavirin used, can be caused by alcohol
Death after Chloramphenicol
S. mansoni, S. haematobium, S. japonicus. Use water snail as intermediate host (can also have secondary host)
Cefotaxime/Ceftriaxone often prescribed. Caused by N. meningitidis, H. influenzae, S. pneumoniae, L. monocytogenes, possible C. albicans...
Can be caused by Clindamycin. Killing all susceptible bacteria in gut using a broad spectrum antibiotic can cause...
Egg dropped in faeces and mature in soil. they are ingested and hatch in intestine. they penetrate the gut wall and migrate to liver then heart then lung. they grow and are then coughed up and swallowed.10-30cm adult can escape from any orifice though larval migration causes most morbidity.
Neutrophil driven, often causes cyanosis, hypoxia and right heart failure. Mucous is a problem!
Often cause gut infection after oral broad spectrum antibiotic
Susceptible to Linezolid but not vancomycin
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