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Describe the capsule of Pseudomonas.

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Describe the different roles of the exotoxins in Pseudomonas.

(Exotoxin A, S, and U)

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Describe the role of Pseudomonas in CF patients.

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4

What patient population is most at risk for pseudomonas pneumonia?

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Describe the laboratory diagnosis of Pseudomonas.

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6

What is the role of pyocyanin?

It can cause intracellular oxidative stress leading to lower ATP levels in cells

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Describe the characteristics of the two Burkholderia diseases and treatment.

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Describe the characteristics of Acinetobacter species.

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9

Acinetobacter is what type of infection?

Nosocomial!

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How will acinetobacter grow on blood agar?

Non hemolytic (gamma)

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What are the characteristics of Moraxella?

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How would you make a laboratory diagnosis of Moraxella?

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