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Flashcards in Micro Buzzwords- GI Deck (30):
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Barrel shaped eggs with plugged ends

Trichuris trichuria

2

Beaver fever

Giardia lamblia

3

Black vomit

Yellow fever (vector: Aedes mosquito)

4

Chronic diarrhea in AIDS patient

Cryptosporidium parvum

5

Clay pipestem fibrosis

Schistosoma mansoni (fibrosis of the portal vein)

6

Colorless colonies on SMAC agar

EHEC (doesn’t ferment sorbitol)

7

Cysticercosis

Tania solium

8

Dane particle

HBV

9

Flask-shaped lesions

Entamoeba histolytica

10

Floppy baby syndrome

Clostridium botulinum

11

Gastric cancer

Helicobacter pylori

12

Growth at 4oC

Listeria monocytogenes

13

Growth at 42oC

Campylobacter jejuni

14

HUS

Shigella or EHEC

15

Hydatid cyst disease

Echinococcus spp. (inject cyst with ethanol)

16

Malabsorption syndrome

Cystoisospora belli if AIDS; Giardia lamblia otherwise (esp. if IgA def.)

17

Petting zoos

HUS (EHEC)

18

Pseudoappendicitis

Yersenia enterocolitica

19

Megaloblastic anemia

Diphyllobothrium latum

20

Montezuma's revenge

ETEC

21

Oval-shaped eggs with lateral spine

Schistosoma mansoni

22

Proglottids

Any cestode (tapeworm)

23

Pseudomembranous colitis

Clostridium difficile

24

Rectal prolapse

Trichuris trichuria

25

Rice water diarrhea

Vibrio cholera

26

Rose spots

Salmonella typhi (typhoid)

27

Seagull wings

Campylobacter jejuni

28

Scotch tape prep

Enterobius vermicularis

29

Sushi worm

Anasakis simplex

30

Whipple disease

Trophyrema whippelei