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Flashcards in Listeriosis Dipth and Anthrax Deck (20):
1

in whom does Listeria cause meningitis

elderly and neonates less than 2 months

2

what is it called when Mom passes on Listerosis to baby

granulomatosis infantiseptica

3

DOC for listeriosis

ampicillin IV +gentamycin

4

2nd choice tx for Listeriosis

bactrim

5

causitive org of diptheria

Corynebacterium diptheriae

6

how is diptheria spread

resp secretions

7

what condition causes tenacious grey membrane over the pharynx

diptheria (PANCE Q!)

8

complication of diptheria

myocarditis and neuropathy

9

Ddx for diptheria (4)

adenovirus, HSV, Vincent's angina, candidiasis

10

3 essential steps to diptheria tx

scrape off membrane, antitoxin, PCN or erythromycin

11

the 3 types of Antrax inf's

gastointestinal, inhalational, cutaneous

12

what type of organism causes Antrax

GP spore-forming Bacillus anthracis

13

how does cutaneous antrax present

erythematous papule that necroses into purple/black eschar. fever, fatigue.

14

is cutaneous anthrax painful

eschar is not painful

15

how long before onset of cutaneous anthrax

2 weeks

16

how long before onset of inhalational anthrax

10 days

17

what is the course of inhalational anthrax

2 stages: vague viral symptoms followed by FULMINANT stage (sepsis, kidney failure, death)

18

what is the course of GI antrax

ULCERATIVE : fever, diffuse ABD pain with rebound, vomiting, diarrhea, hematemesis, hematochezia

19

DOC for anthrax (2)

cipro and doxycycline until symptoms resolve

20

2nd DOC (2)

amoxicillin, PenG until symptoms resolve