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Pus, empyema, abcess

S. Aureus

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Pediatric Infection

Haemophilus influenzae (including epiglottis

3

Pneumonia in cystic fibrosis, burn infections

pseudomonas aeruginosa

4

Branching rods in oral infection, sulfur granules

Actinomyces Israelii

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Traumatic open wound

C. Perfringens

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Surgical Wound

S. Aureus

7

Dog or cat bite

Pasteurella Multocida

8

"Current Jelly" Sputum

Klebsiella

9

Positive PAS stain

Tropheryma Whipplei (Whipple's Disease)

10

Sepsis/Meningitis in newborn

Group B Strep

11

Health Care Provider

HBV (needle stick)

12

Fungal infection in diabetic or immunocomprimised patient

Mucor or Rhizopus spp.

13

Asplenic Individual

Encapsulated microbes, especially SHiN (S. Pneumoniae, H. Influenzae type B, N. Meningitis)

14

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Catalase-positive microbes, esp. S. Aureus

15

Neutropenic Patients

Candida Albicans (systemic), Aspergillis

16

Facial Nerve Palsy

Borrelia Burgdorferi (Lyme Disease)