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Flashcards in Exam 3 Respiratory System Deck (30):
1

What organism causes strep throat

Streptococcus pyogenes

2

What organism causes scarlet fever

Streptococcus pyogenes

3

What organism causes sinusitis

MC morexella catarrhalis

4

What organism causes otitis media

Streptococcus pneumoniae

5

What organism causes the common cold

1) rhinovirus
2) coronavirus
3) adenovirus

6

What organism causes pneumococcal pneumonia

Strep. Pneumoniae

7

What organism causes other bacterial pneumonias

Other ones, most important is yernisia pestis (pneumonic plague)

8

What organism causes ornithosis

Chalmydophilia psittaci

9

What organism causes epiglottitis

Haemophilus influenza B

10

What organism causes influenza

Influenza a and b, but also orthomyxovirus

11

What organism causes bronchitis

Rhinovirus, influenza virus, adenovirus etc.

12

What organism causes SARS

Corona virus

13

What organism causes croup

Parainfluenza virus

14

What is another name for scarlet fever

Scarletina

15

What is another name for pneumococcal pneumonia

Typical pneumonia

16

What is another name for mycoplasmal pneumonia

Atypical pneumonia (“walking pneumonia”)

17

What is another name for ornithosis

Psittacosis

18

What is another name for pertussis

Whooping cough

19

What is another name for severe acute respiratory syndrome

SARS

20

What is another name for respiratory synctial virus infection

Bronchiolitis

21

What is another name for coccidoidomyocosis

San joaquin valley fever

22

What is another name for pulmonary blastomyocosis

Gilchrist’s disease

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What is another name for histoplasmosis

Ohio river valley fever

24

What color sputum is associated with pneumococcal pneumonia

Rust color sputum

25

What color sputum is associated with klebsiella pneumonia

Currant jelly sputum

26

What is the leading killer of HIV individuals

Tuberculosis

27

What position do people with epiglottitis take and is it an emergency

Yes medical emergency when taking “tripod position”

28

What is the most common fungal pathogen infecting humans

Histoplasmosis

29

What BSL is SARS

BSL 3

30

What BSL is hantavirus (HPS)

BSL -4