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

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