MacConkey contains bile salts for what purpose?
Suppression of Gram positive bacteria
What are the characteristics of E. coli Serotype K1?
What are the EHEC virulence factors?
What are the characteristics of ETEC heat labile toxin?
What are the characteristics of ETEC Heat Stable Toxin?
What are the characteristics of EPEC?
What are the characteristics of EAEC?
What are the characteristics of DAEC?
What are the characteristics of EIEC?
Uropathogenic E. coli is responsible for what percent of UTIs?
Describe the ascending infection associated with E. coli UTI.
Describe the importance of maintaining urinary tract sterility and in importance of flora.
How can you differentiate an E. coli UTI from a chlamydial infection?
Describe the exfoliation of infected cells in an E. coli infection.
What is the importance of neutrophil infiltration in E. coli UTI?
What are the characteristics of Salmonella Typhoid Fever?
Describe the Salmonella virulence factor.
Describe the pathogenesis of Salmonella.
Describe the diseases caused by Y. enterocolitica.
Focus on blood-transfusion related.
What is the current epidemiology of Y. pestis?
Is the bubonic plague contageous and what is the mortality rate of those infected with it?
What are the characteristics of Pneumonic plague?
What can occur in the bubonic plague?
Disseminated intravascular coagulation
What are the general Yersinia virulence factors?
What are the Y. pestis virulence factors?
What might Y. pestis be confused with?
When do you need to initiate antibiotic therapy for patients with pneumonic plague?
What are the characteristics of Klebsiella granulomatis?
What are the characteristics of Acute Bacterial Prostatitis?
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.