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Pneumonia in school-age and young adults
Reservoir: Soil contaminated by bird or bat feces in Eastern US.
Intracellular budding yeasts in reticuloendothelial cells.
______ toxin is an A-B exotoxin that blocks protein synthesis and damages the heart and nervous system.
Filamentous fungus that causes Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, fungal ball, and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Diagnosed with Cold agglutinin titer, not seen on Gram stain, Eaton's media for culture.
Treatment for Diphtheria.
Smallest free-living bacteria that has NO CELL WALL, and has Sterols in membrane.Causes Atypical/Walking Pneumonia
Budding yeasts with 'pilot wheel' morphology
Single-celled eukaryotic microorganism that has no ergosterol in the cell membrane. Causes interstitial pneumonia, extrapulmonary manifestations
Encapsulated yeast.
Community-acquired pneumonia
Treatment for Hib that causes invasive infections: epiglotittis, pneumonia, meningitis.3rd Generation Cephalosporin
Bacterial pathogens that cause Otitis Media.
Gram (-) rod with a polysaccharide capsule in the Enterobacteriaceae family.
Treatment for Mycoplasma pneumoniae50s
Gram (-) pleomorphic rods that require X (hemin) and V (NAD) factors.Grows on chocolate agar. Doesn't grow on blood agar
Filamentous fungus that causes Rhinocerebral, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, cutaneous, disseminated ZygomycosesDisease is Zygomycosis (Mucormycosis)
Clinical presentation: Thick Pseudomembrane that can lead to obstruction and suffocation, sore throat, bull neck.
Gram (-) facultative intracellular pathogen. Water organism
Treatment for Streptococcus pneumoniae causing pneumonia and meningitis3rd Generation Cephalosporin
Gram (+) rod, single, paired, or long serpentine chains, spore forming, polypeptide capsule
Gram (-) rod, Opportunist pathogen. Lung infection in Cystic fibrosis and immunocompromised patients.
Reservoir: Ubiquitous in soil
Small obligate intracellular pathogen. Elementary body (EB) and Reticulate Body (RB). No peptidoglycan layer in cell wall.Energy parasites
Disease caused is coccidiodimycosis or 'Valley Fever'
Treatment of Pulmonary anthrax causing fever, chills, cough, massive enlargement of mediastinal lymph nodes, respiratory distress, cyanosis, and shock.
Single broad-based budding yeasts with no capsule.
Treatment for Streptococcus pneumoniae causing Sinusitis and Otitis Media
Treatment of Legionnaire's disease (atypical pneumonia) in elderly, smokers, immunocompromised patients. 50s
Reservoir: Soil enriched with pigeon droppings.
Gram (+) cocci in chains or pairs. Catalase negative, Beta hemolytic, Group A antigen, and Bacitracin sensitive.
Treatment of Chlamydophila psitacci causing Pneumonia often associated with hepatitis
Treatment for Haemophilus influenzae causing Sinusitis and Otitis media.
Gram (-) diplococci that presents as ear pain.
Reservoir: Soil in South America.
Reservoir: Unclear
Treatment for these fungi: Amphotericine B and surgical removal of focal infection foci
Gram (+) diplococcus that is Lancet shaped, catalase (-), Alpha hemolytic, Bile soluble, and Optochin sensitive
Reservoir: Desert sand in Southwestern US
Treatment for this fungus: TMP-SMZ
Treatment for Bordetella pertussis 50s
Reservoir: Soil with decaying organic material in Eastern US
Treatment for this fungus: Amphotericine B and Flucytosine
Virulence factors: M protein, F protein, hyaluronic acid capsule.
Virulence factor is P1 adhesin that adheres to respiratory epithelial cells, inhibits ciliary action and protection Persistent hacking cough
Acid fast rods, slow growth, facultative intracellular.
Treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa causing fever, productive cough, weight loss, breathing difficulties, and cyanosis.
Gram (-) coccobacilli, fastidious. Causes immobilization of cilia and killing of ciliated cells. Increase in mucus secretion and edema
Treatment for Klebsiella pneumoniae3rd Generation Cephalosporin
Spherules filled with endosprores in tissue.
Bacterial pathogen that causes Epiglotittis
Treatment for Streptococcus pyogenes. Treatment prevents Acute rheumatic fever.
Treatment of Chlamydophila pneumoniae causing Pneumonia or Bronchitis: gradual onset of cough, malaise, dry cough50s
Another name for granuloma formation in TB.
______pathogens cause disease in healthy people. Dimorphic. Endemic. Includes Coccidioides immitis, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
Gram (+) club shaped rods that are non-spore forming.

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