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Flashcards in Micro - Clinical Bacteriology (Gram - Zoonotic bacteria) Deck (18):
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What disease(s) does Bartonella spp. cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis; Cat scratch

2

What disease does Borrelia burgdorferi cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Lyme disease; Ixodes ticks (live on deer and mice)

3

What disease does Borrelia recurrentis cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Recurrent fever; Louse (recurrent because of variable surface antigens)

4

What disease does Brucella spp. cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Brucellosis/Undulant fever; Unpasteurized dairy

5

What disease does Campylobacter cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Bloody diarrhea; Puppies, livestock (fecal-oral, ingestion of undercooked meat)

6

What disease does Chlamydophila psittaci cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Psittacosis; Parrots, other birds

7

What disease does Coxiella burnetii cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Q fever; Aerosols of cattle/sheep amniotic fluid

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What disease does Ehrlichia chaffeensis cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Ehrlichiosis; Lone Star tick

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What disease does Francisella tularensis cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Tularemia; Ticks, rabbits, deer fly

10

What disease does Leptospira spp. cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Letospirosis; Animal urine

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What disease does Mycobacterium leprae cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Leprosy; Humans with lepromatous leprosy and Armadillos (rare)

12

What disease(s) does Pasteurella multocida cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Cellulitis, Osteomyelitis; Animal bite, cats, dogs

13

What disease does Rickettsia prowazekii cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Epidemic typhus; Louse

14

What disease does Rickettsia ricketsii cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Dermacentor tick bite

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What disease does Rickettsia typhi cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Endemic typhus; Fleas

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What disease does Yersinia pestis cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Plague; Fleas (rats and priarie dogs are reservoirs)

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What is zoonosis?

Infectious disease transmitted between animals and humans

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What disease does Anaplasma spp. cause? What is its source/mode of transmission?

Anaplasmosis; Ixodes ticks (live on deer and mice)

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