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

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