Diseases in Infection and Immunity

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AreaDiseaseClue
FungusMore common where earth is being moved. In lungs.
FungusCaused by Yeast
InflammationChronic Inflammation, Synovium (Hyaluronan, PGE2), MMPs (TIMP & Serpin inactivation), TNFa, IL-1b, Pannus formation
Mendelian DisorderLDLR doesn't recognise ApoA or ApoE
BacteriaSusceptible to few drugs, often causes septicaemia. Susceptible to Ceftazidime, Cefoperazone, Cefepime, Cefpirome, Imipenem, Polymixins, Ciprofloxacin
Parasite (Helminth)If humans are primary host, no morbidity. Worm just stays in gut. Intermediate host causes morbidity as organism in tissues
ArthopodsMite burrows into epidermis. Papular eruption.
VirusHemaglutinnin, Neuraminidase, ...
Mendelian disorderABCA1 doesn't work so ApoA1 can't pick up cholesterol
Side EffectCan be caused by Clindamycin. Killing all susceptible bacteria in gut using a broad spectrum antibiotic can cause...
Parasite (Helminth)S. mansoni, S. haematobium, S. japonicus. Use water snail as intermediate host (can also have secondary host)
Immune DeficiencyNeutrophilia, no pus, defective fucose metabolism (affects selectins), decreased rolling
Side EffectAminoglycoside SE
VirusMost common cold causer
BacteriaSusceptible to Linezolid but not vancomycin
BacteriaOften susceptible to vancomycin and linezolid but resistant to Methicillin
Parasite (Protozoa)Short stage in blood then muscle (esp. heart).
InflammationTh2 (IL-4,5 & 13) and Eosinophil driven. Hyperresponsiveness
VirusCauses SARS
VirusT cells increase but there are less T cells
InflammationHomocysteine implicated
AreaDiseaseClue
InfectionIsoniazid/Ethambutol/Pyrazinamide/Rifampicin prescribed
Side EffectDeath after Chloramphenicol
InflammationNeutrophil driven, often causes cyanosis, hypoxia and right heart failure. Mucous is a problem!
Parasite (Helminth)Live in subcutaneous tissue and lymphatic tissue. Adults discharge tiny babies which can be ingested by insects. Can cause Elephantiasis and River Blindness.
Parasite (Helminth)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.
Risk FactorIncreases risk of ATS
FungusCaused by trichophyton (mould) often
Immune DeficiencyRecurrent bacterial infections, no pus, Leukocytes don't adhere to endothelium
Virus/InflammationRibavirin used, can be caused by alcohol
ArthopodsItching in Pubic Area
Side EffectPenicillin can cause this in about 5% of people
Skin DiseaseTetracycline often applied topically to cure
FungusCan be oral or vaginal. Often treated with oral miconazole.
Parasite (Protozoa)They multiply in Liver then RBCs. Can cause severe anaemia, haemolysis, pulmonary oedema, metabolic acidosis and hypoglycaemia. Most serious in P. falciparum
Parasite (Protozoa)Multiplies in blood and CSF disturbing circadian rythms. avoids immune system by using cyclical antigen coats.
BacteriaOften cause gut infection after oral broad spectrum antibiotic
Systemic InflammationRF present but not Rheumatoid Arthritis. Often features in 'House'
ArthopodsScalp itching
Side EffectTetracyclin forms ROS causing damage
Infection/InflammationCefotaxime/Ceftriaxone often prescribed. Caused by N. meningitidis, H. influenzae, S. pneumoniae, L. monocytogenes, possible C. albicans...
Risk Factor - BacteriaCo-morbidity with ATS

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