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Flashcards in Lec 4-4 - Neisseria Deck (31):
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two neisseria

n gonorrhoeae, n meningitidis

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n meningitidis can be blank

normal flora

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most virulent factor for neisseria

capsule

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n gonorrheaea always means blank

disease state

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shape of neisseria

gram negative diplococcus

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do neisseria hemolyse

no

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do neisseria move

no

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do neisseria make spores

no

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neisseria is oxidase blank

positive

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neisseria are or are not fastidious

are

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neisseria are very sensitive to these

dessication, fatty acids

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N gonorrhea is unlike other neisseria because it cannot ferment blank

maltose

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most neisseria can ferment blank

maltose and glucose

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humans are the only host for these neisseria

meningitidis, gonorrheae

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meningococci reside on blank mucosa

upper respiratory tract

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most strains of meningitidis are blank

avirulent

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three types of disease of meningitidis

nasopharyngitis, meningococcal sepsis, meningococcal meningitis

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meningococcal sepsis can have death occuring blank

within 12 hours of onset

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percent of people who die from meningococcal meningitis but survivors usually end up with these sequelae

85, deafness, mental retardation, behavior defects

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meningococcal meningitis is when the organism breaks the blank and gets into blank

bbb, csf

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there are vaccines for meningitis but

they dont cover all strains

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send megan new volunteer stuff

ok

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call carl

ok

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IMPORTANT: n meningitidis has a blank but n gonorrheae doesnt

capsule

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blank are more likely to get infected after sex than blank and complications more often occur

women, men

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primary site of infection in women

endocervix

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gonorrhea complication that can lead to ectopic pregnancy and sterility

pelvic inflammatory disease

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complication of gonnorhea that results in a arthritis like problem and a rash most often after first menstruation after infection

disseminated gonococcal infection

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culture of smears of exudate and intracellular diplococci are much more useful in blank

men

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gonorrhea resistance to penicillin is blank

increasing

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best way to test for gonorrhea today

nucleic acid amplification tests