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Flashcards in Fevers Legionella, Enteric, Rabbit, Brucella Deck (19):
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What org causes Legionnaire's Dz

Legionella pneumophillia (GN)

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How is Legion Dz spread

moisture in the air

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how does Legion Dz pt present

pleuritic pain, fever, purulent sputum

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how is Legion Dz tested (3)

urine antigen assay (cheap), special culture, xray (patchy infiltrates)

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What org causes Typhoid

Salmonella typhi (GN flagellated bacillus)

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how is Typhoid spread

contaminated food or MILK (by carriers)

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What is Enteric fever

any fever caused by Salmonella

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4 symptoms experienced before fever of Typhoid sets in

headache, cough, sore throat, ABD pain

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what condition is characterized by ABD distention and "pea soup" diarrhea

Typhoid

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what condition presents with fever, ABD symptoms, spelnomegaly and rose spot rash

Typhoid

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What dz would include Q fever, TB, Brucellosis, or Lymphoma in Ddx

Typhoid

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DOC's for Typhoid (name 2)

ampicillin, cephalosporin, azythromycin, bactrim, or chloramphenocol

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What may be noted during the ABD exam of Salmonella

rose spots, splenomegaly, tenderness

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What dz should be suspected in febrile pt's that have been around lifestock

Brucellosis

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What lymph nodes will be found swollen in Brucellosis

cervical and axillary

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how to treat Brucellosis

doxycycline PLUS rifampin/streptomycin/gentamycin

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What dz should be suspected in a febile pt that has been bitten by rodents, arthropods, or rabbits

Tularemia (Rabbit fever)

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how will the bite appear if it leads to Tularemia

papule progressing to ulcer

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DOC for Tularemia

streptomysin