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Flashcards in Micro Buzzwords-Respiratory Deck (35):
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Broad-based budding yeast

Blastomyces dermatidis

2

Bull neck

Corynebacterium diphtheriae or Mumps (paramyxovirus)

3

Catcher’s stance

Haemophilus influenza B epiglottitis

4

Cherry red epiglottis

Haemophilus influenza B

5

Cold-agglutinin positive

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

6

Consumption

Old name for Tuberculosis

7

Cottage-cheese granuloma

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

8

Currant jelly sputum

K. pneumoniae (note that this is intestinal normal flora… common in alcoholics and diabetes (gastroparesis) d/t aspiration)

9

Dented helmets

Pneumocystis jiroveci

10

Downey cell

Herpes virus causing pharyngitis (CMV or EBV)

11

Farmer’s lung

Allergic aspergillosis (hypersensitivity)

12

Fungal ball

Aspergillosis (aspergilloma) (noninvasive)

13

Grape-like smell in culture

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

14

Green sputum in cystic fibrosis patient

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

15

Grows on chocolate agar, not on blood agar

H. influenza (factor V (NAD) and factor X (heme))

16

Heterophile antibody-positive

Epstein-Barr virus

17

Kidney bean-shaped diplococci

Neisseria meningitidis

18

Koplik spot

Measles (paramyxovirus: enveloped (-) ssRNA)

19

Lancet-shaped diplococci

Streptococcus pneumonia

20

Many PMNs in sputum, no organisms seen

Mycoplasma pneumonia (atypical pneumonia)

21

Mediastinal widening

Bacillus anthracis

22

Nonfermenter

Acinetobacter, Bordatella, Burkholderia, Legionella, Moraxella, Pseudomonas

23

Owl’s eye inclusion

CMV: heterophile negative

24

Parrot fever

Chlamydophila psittaci

25

Pilot’s wheel

Paracoccidiodes brasiliensis

26

Rabbit fever

Francisella tularensis (Buffered charcoal yeast agar, cysteine glucose blood agar)

27

Rust-colored sputum

Streptococcus pneumonia, P. westermani (will have parasitic eggs in sputum)

28

Safety pin staining

Yersinia pestis

29

Salmon-colored sputum

S. aureus

30

Seal bark cough

Parainfluenza – paramyxovirus

31

Spherule

Coccidiodes immitis

32

Swimming-pool conjunctivitis

Adenovirus

33

Valley Fever

Coccidiodes immitis

34

Weakly acid fast branching rods

Nocardia spp.

35

Wool-sorter disease

B. anthracis