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

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