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O2 requirements of Non-fermenting Gram (-) Bacilli

AEROBIC

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Fail to acidify OF media overlaid with Mineral oil and TSI

Non-fermenting Gram (-) Bacilli

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Where are Non-fermenting Gram (-) Bacilli found

in most environments: ubiquitous

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can withstand treatment with disinfectants

Non-fermenting Gram (-) Bacilli

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resistant to most antimicrobials

Non-fermenting Gram (-) Bacilli

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O2 requirements of Pseudomonas

strict aerobes

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motility of Pseudomonas

motile

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oxidase rxn of Pseudomonas

+ except for P. luteolus and P. oryzihabitans

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Catalase rxn of Pseudomonas

+

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cm for most Pseudomonas

MAC

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Most are oxidizers, some assacharolytic, what family

Pseudomonas

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most frequently isolated spp of Pseudomonas

P. aeruginosa

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common cause of nosocomial infections

P. aeruginosa

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CA of bacteremia, skin, wound infections, UTIs, endocarditis

P. aeruginosa

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CA of swimmer's ear

P. aeruginosa

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CA of jacuzzi/ hot tub syndrome

P. aeruginosa

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CA of severe pneumonia among CF patients

P. aeruginosa

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Virulence Factors of P. aeruginosa

LPS
Unusual porin channels
Pili
Capsule [Alginate]
Elastase, Collagenase, Protease
Exotoxin A
Hemolysin
Pyocyanin pigment

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Rx of choice for P. aeruginosa

Aminoglycosides
Piperacillin
Ticarcillin
Ceftazidine
Cefepime

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pigments of P. aeruginosa [4]

pyocyanin
pyoverdin
pyorubin
pyomelanin

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odor of P. aeruginosa

grape like or tortilla like

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temperature for P. aeruginosa growth

able to grow at 42C

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Describe appearance of P. aeruginosa on BAP

Ground glass appearance: large, rough, dull grayish colonies w/ feathery edge

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hemolytic rxn of P. aeruginosa on BAP

beta

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appearance of P. aeruginosa on clear agars

visible pigment

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appearance of P. aeruginosa on EMB

Colorless [non-fermenting]

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TSI Rxn of P. aeruginosa

K/K

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Will P. aeruginosa grow in Cetrimide Agar

Yes

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2 Other Pseudomonas species
>normal flora, opportunistic
>low virulence
>assoc with UTIs, post surgical abscesses, empyema, septic arthritis

P. fluorescens and P. putida

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Appear as dry, wrinkled, with buff/ light brown color (tough and adherent)

Pseudomonas stutzeri

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