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Flashcards in Bacterial Infections Deck (12):
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Afebrile, Cough with grayish adherent membranes over the palate with bleeding over oral mucosa

Diphtheria

2

Cough without fever, playful in between bursts of cough, ending in forceful inspiratory gasp

Pertussis

3

Most infectious stage of Pertussis

Catarrhal stage

4

DOC for Pertussis

Azithromycin

5

Abrupt onset of fever, chills, headache and vomiting; Initially mobiliform rash becoming petechial then purpuric within hours

Meningococcemia

6

DOC for Meningococcemia

Penicillin G 250,000-300,000 U/kg/day IV in 4-6 divided doses x 5-7 days

7

Postexposure prophylaxis for personnel exposed to Meningococcemia

Rifampicin 10 mg/kg PO every 12 hrs for a total of 4 doses

8

High grade fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea/constipation, maculopapular rashes on lower chest or abdomen

Typhoid fever

9

DOC for uncomplicated typhoid fever

Chloramphenicol

10

DOC for severe typhoid fever

Ampicillin or Ceftriaxone

11

DOC for multi-drug resistant Typhoid fever

Fluoroquinolones

12

High fever, severe abdominal pain, painful defecation, watery voluminous diarrhea initially evolving into frequent small-volume, bloody mucous stools

Shigellosis