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colonial morphology of Bacillus anthracis in BAP

Medusa head

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reaction of Bacillus anthracis in Egg yolk agar

positive
*positive for lecithinase

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growth factor of Bacillus anthracis

Thiamine (B1)

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cutaneous anthrax

black eschar

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pulmonary anthrax

woolsorter's disease

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colonial morphology of Bacillus cereus in BAP

frosted glass

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best specimen for B. cereus

suspected food

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causes eye infection in Heroine addicts

Bacillus subtilis

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exhibits blister colonies in BAP

Bacillus pumilis

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characterized by parasporal crystals in pesticides

Bacillus thuringiensis

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spore stain

malachite green

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plating of Bacillus

heat/alcohol shock technique before plating

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polymixin lysozyme EDTA thallous acetate (PLET)

media for Bacillus (heavy contamination)

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bicarbonate agar

capsule of Bacillus anthracis

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result of Bacillus anthracis in gelatin agar

inverted pine tree

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thermostable anthrax

ascoli test

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catalase reaction of Bacillus

catalase positive

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club shaped bacteria

Corynebacterium

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contributes to better growth of Corynebacterium

lipids

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responsible for pseudomembranous formation in respiratory tract

Corynebacterium diphteriae

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mode of action of C. diphteriae

inhibits protein synthesis

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cutaneous diphtheriae

velat sore/ barcoo rot

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C. diphteria group

C. diphteria
C. ulcerans
C. pseudotuberculosis

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culture media for C. diphteriae

Tinsdale medium
Cysteine Tellurite agar

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inhibitor of diphteria toxin

iron

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isolated in wound infections of AIDS patients

C. pseudodiphteriticum

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cause of diphteroid prosthetic valve

C. jeikeium

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catalase reaction of Corynebacterium

catalase negative

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exhibits tumbling motility

Listeria monocytogenes

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lowest temperature where Listeria is able to grow

4C

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most important defense mechanisms against Listeria

macrophages and Tcells

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consequence of Listeriosis in pregnant women in their 3rd trimester

spontaneous abortion and still birth

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result of Listeria in SIM agar

umbrella-shaped growth/ inverted christmas tree appearance

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cold enrichment technique

4C especially to placental specimen

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cause of red disease

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

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result of E. rhusiopathiae in gelatin agar

Test brush appearance

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best specimen for E. rhusiopathiae

tissue biopsy
aspirates from skin lesions

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partially acid fast aerobic actinomycetes

Nocardia

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intracellular parasites that have tropism to neuronal tissue

Nocardia asteroides complex: N. asteroides and N. brasiliensis

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structure containing sulfur granules

actinomycetoma

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colonial morphology of N. asteroides

Bread crumbs looking colonies
chalky white, orange tan

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colonial morphology of Rhodococcus equi

pale pink/yellow coral -like slimy colonies

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characterized by rhizoid edges with white/orange pigment

Tsukamurella

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characterized by black opaque dot colonies

Arcanobacterium

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characterized by large medusa head with rhizoid growth on yeast nutrient agar

Kuthria

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characterized by molar tooth appearance

Actinomadura

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causative agent of Whipple's disease in middle aged men

Tropheryma whippeli