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Flashcards in First Aid Bug Hints Deck (16)
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Pus, empyema, abscess

S. aureus

2

Pediatric infection

H. influenzae (including epiglottitis)

3

Pneumonia in cystic fibrosis, burn infection

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

4

Branching rods in oral infection, sulfur granules

Actinomyces israelii

5

Traumatic open wound

Clostridium perfringens

6

Surgical wound

S. aureus

7

Dog or cat bite

Pasteurella multocida

8

Currant jelly sputum

Klebsiella

9

Positive PAS stain

Tropheryma whippelii (Whipple's disease)

10

Sepsis/meningitis in newborn

Group B strep

11

(infection in) Health care provider

HBV (from needle stick)

12

Fungal infections in diabetic or immunocompromised patient

Mucor or Rhizopus spp.

13

Asplenic patient

Encapsulated microbes, SHiN SKiS Strep pneumo, H. influenzae type B, N. meningitidis Salmonella, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Group B Streptococci

14

Chronic granulomatous disease

Catalase-positive microbes - S.aureus, Pseudomonas cepacia, Serratia marcescens, Nocardia spp., Aspergillus

15

Neutropenic patients

Candida albicans (systemic), Aspergillus

16

Bilateral Bell's palsy

Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease)

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