Bug hints Flashcards Preview

FA-Microbiology > Bug hints > Flashcards

Flashcards in Bug hints Deck (18):
1

Characterisitc

Aspelnic pt (due to surgical splenectomy or autosplenectomy (chornic sickle cell anemia)

Define organism(s)

Encapsulated microbes (esp SHiN)

S. pneumoniae,>>H. influenzae type B> N. meningitis

2

Characterisitc

Branching rods in oral infection, sulfur granules

Define organism(s)

Actinomyces israelii

3

Characterisitc

Chronic granulomatous disease

Define organism(s)

Catalase + microbes, esp S. auerus

4

Characterisitc

Currant jelly sputum

Define organism(s)

Klebseilla

5

Characterisitc

Dog or cat bite

Define organism(s)

Pasteurella multocida

6

Characterisitc

Facial nerve palsy

Define organism(s)

Borrelia burgdorferi

7

Characterisitc

Fungal infection in diabetic or immunocompromised pt

Define organism(s)

Mucor or Rhizopus spp.

8

Characterisitc

Health care provider

Define organism(s)

HBV (needle stick)

9

Characterisitc

Neutropenic pts

Define organism(s) 2: one is systemic

Candida albicans (systemic), aspergillus

10

Characterisitc

Organ transplant

Define organism(s)

CMV

11

Characterisitc

PAS +

Define organism(s)

Tropheryma whipplei

Whipple disease

12

Characterisitc

Pediatric infection

Define organism(s)

Haemophilus influenzae (incluing epiglottitis)

13

Characterisitc

Pneumonia in CF pts or burn infection

Define organism(s)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

14

Characterisitc

Pus, empyema, abscess

Define organism(s)

S. aureus

15

Characterisitc

Rash on hands and feet

Define organism(s) 3

  • Coxsackie A virus
  • Treponema pallidum
  • Richettsia richettsii

16

Characterisitc

Sepsis/meningitis in newborn

Define organism(s)

GBS (group B strep)

17

Characterisitc

Surgical wound

Define organism(s)

S. aureus

18

Characterisitc

Traumatic open wound

Define organism(s)

Clostridium perfringens