Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (187)
Mot common cause of UTI
Most common cause of infant meningitis
What infection is caught from raw milk and is especially dangerous for pregnant women and newborns?
What is the route of transmission of Yersinia pestis?
What bacteria is associated with buboes?
What bacteria causes severe gastroenteritis and can be caught from shellfish? (3)
What bacteria causes pneumonia in immunocompromised patients?
What red colored organism causes UTI in debilitated patients?
Which of the following is not a lactose fermenter: Proteus, E. coli, Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Serratia
Which bacteria that produces urease is often associated with UTIs especially after catheterization?
What species causes typhoid fever?
What species causes typhus?
Which organism can exist chronically in the gallbladder?
What organism causes rose colored spots on the abdomen, high fever and possible perforation of the abdomen?
What organism, having many animal reservoirs, produces endotoxin and is a common cause of food poisoning in the US?
Salmonella choleosius causes what 3 things?
pneumonia, osteomyelitis, meningitis
What causes bacillary dysentery?
What gram pos cocci is catalase positive?
What gram pos cocci is catalase negative?
Compare salmonella and staph food poisoning in terms of incubation period
Staph: 4-8 hours incubation, due to exotoxin production
Strep: 10-28 hours because the cells have to die in order to release the exotoxin
What organism causes boils, carbuncles and impetigo?
Two possible organism involved in impetigo are:
staph aureus, streptococcus pyogenes (Group A beta-hemolytic)
What type of toxin is responsible for the scalded skin syndrome of staph aureus infection?
T/F: Staph aureus can be killed with penicillin
False: it secretes penicillinase which destroys penicillin
What organism is associated with toxic shock syndrome?
The catalase test is diagnostic for what organism?
What organism has hemolysis as a diagnostic feature?
What organism is responsible for scarlet fever?
What is an important sequelae to know of concerning strep ?