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1

lipophilic, causes rash and dandruff

Malassezia furfur

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Causes tinea versicolor

Malassezia furfur

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Under moist conditions, these can invade keratinized structures

Dermatophytes

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Causes subcutaneous mycoses

Soil saprophytes

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Causes rose gardener's disease

sporothrix schenckii

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Colonizes on plastic and results in subacute bacterial endocarditis

Staph epidermidis

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Exotoxin A of Strep pyogenes

Causes toxic shock

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Exotoxin B of strep pyogenes

Breaks down proteins

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Major cause of nosocomial infections

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Gram-neg rod that forms biofilms in lungs of CF patients

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Produces a variety of pigments, mostly green

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Anaerobic, gram positive rod sporeformer that causes tetanus

Clostridium tetani

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Exotoxin that blocks inhibitory neurons

Tetanospasmin

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Anaerobic, gram positive rod sporeformer found in gangrene

Clostridium perfringens

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Produces lecithinase that grows on egg-yolk agar

Clostridium perfringens

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Produces alpha and theta toxin which creates a double zone on blood agar

Clostridium perfringens

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Gram negative rod that causes chicken disease

Pasteurella multocida

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Found in rabbits, cattle, sheep and mice

Pasteurella multocida