Flashcards in EXAM #2: DIAGNOSING RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS Deck (21):
What culture finding is pathognomonic for Blastomycosis?
What should you think when you hear rusty sputum?
What should you think when you hear foul smelling sputum?
What is the differential for hemoptysis?
What organism is associated with alcoholism and lung infections?
What organisms are associated with smoking/COPD and lung infections?
1) H. influenzae
2) P. aeruginosa
What organism is aspiration associated with?
Gram-negative enteric pathogens
What organism is associated with lung abscesses?
What organisms are associated with exposure to bat or bird droppings?
What organism is exposure to birds associated with?
What organism is exposure to rabbits associated with?
What organism is exposure to farm animals associated with?
Coxiella brunetti (Q-fever)
What organism is associated with a hotel or cruise ship stay?
What organism is associated with the southwest US?
What organism is associated with IVDA?
What medium is used to grow MTB?
What is the most common etiology of sinusitis?
Viral infection and allergies
What are the most common causes of bronchitis?
When would a patient require contact precautions?
When would a patient require droplet precautions?