Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (187)
In what type of Strep infection is the capsule pathogenic?
How does gonorrhea usually present in males?
urethritis, purulent discharge
How dies gonorrhea present in females and what are the complications?
usu asymptomatic, complications are PID or salpingitis
What STD grows on a Thayer-Martin agar in CO2?
Which STD is oxidase positive?
Patient comes in with fever, N/V stiff neck and petechiae. What is likely diagnosis?
Neisseria meningitidis infection
What disease can you get from home canned products?
Infection with clostridium botulinum is associated with what type of paralysis?
What causes gas gangrene?
People who handle livestock are susceptible to what kind of infection?
What is a complication of diphtheria?
Respiratory paralysis and death
What infection has a grey pseudomembrane in the throat?
Clostridium tetani causes what kind of paralysis?
Rice water stool is associated with what infection?
What organism is associated with hot tubs and can cause folliculitis?
What is a common cause of Otitis media in children, and can cause meningitis and pneumonia?
What causes chancroid?
Which STD has a painful ragged ulcer?
What can be diagnosed with clue cells seen on a smear?
What organism grows around Staph aureus on an agar plate?
What causes whooping cough?
Rabbit fever is caused by what organism?
How is tularemia spread?
infected tick bites
What disease is walled off in the body by granulomas?
What is the skin test for TB called?
Mantoux skin test
What is the TB immunization called?
How is Brucella transmitted?
How is TB transmitted?
What kind of immune response does the body have to TB?
cell mediated, no antibodies