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MacConkey contains bile salts for what purpose?

Suppression of Gram positive bacteria

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What are the characteristics of E. coli Serotype K1?

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What are the EHEC virulence factors?

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What are the characteristics of ETEC heat labile toxin?

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What are the characteristics of ETEC Heat Stable Toxin?

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What are the characteristics of EPEC?

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What are the characteristics of EAEC?

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What are the characteristics of DAEC?

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What are the characteristics of EIEC?

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Uropathogenic E. coli is responsible for what percent of UTIs?

80 percent

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Describe the ascending infection associated with E. coli UTI.

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Describe the importance of maintaining urinary tract sterility and in importance of flora.

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How can you differentiate an E. coli UTI from a chlamydial infection?

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Describe the exfoliation of infected cells in an E. coli infection.

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What is the importance of neutrophil infiltration in E. coli UTI?

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What are the characteristics of Salmonella Typhoid Fever?

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Describe the Salmonella virulence factor.

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Describe the pathogenesis of Salmonella.

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Describe the diseases caused by Y. enterocolitica. 

Focus on blood-transfusion related.

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What is the current epidemiology of Y. pestis?

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Is the bubonic plague contageous and what is the mortality rate of those infected with it?

YES

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What are the characteristics of Pneumonic plague?

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What can occur in the bubonic plague?

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

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What are the general Yersinia virulence factors?

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What are the Y. pestis virulence factors?

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What might Y. pestis be confused with?

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When do you need to initiate antibiotic therapy for patients with pneumonic plague?

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What are the characteristics of Klebsiella granulomatis?

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What are the characteristics of Acute Bacterial Prostatitis?

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What are the three phases of typhoid fever?

A patient presenting with Typhoid Fever will display a specific set of symptoms from week to week.  During the first week the patient will experience bacteremia, fever and chills.  The second week the patient will have a rash, abdominal pain, and prostration, and during the third week the patient will begin developing ulcerations of Peyer patches, with intestinal bleeding that may result in shock.