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31

In what type of Strep infection is the capsule pathogenic?

Strep. pneumoniae

32

How does gonorrhea usually present in males?

urethritis, purulent discharge

33

How dies gonorrhea present in females and what are the complications?

usu asymptomatic, complications are PID or salpingitis

34

What STD grows on a Thayer-Martin agar in CO2?

Neisseria gonorrhea

35

Which STD is oxidase positive?

Neisseria gonorrhea

36

Patient comes in with fever, N/V stiff neck and petechiae. What is likely diagnosis?

Neisseria meningitidis infection

37

What disease can you get from home canned products?

Clostridium botulinum

38

Infection with clostridium botulinum is associated with what type of paralysis?

flaccid, top-down

39

What causes gas gangrene?

Clostridium perfringens

40

People who handle livestock are susceptible to what kind of infection?

Bacillus anthracis

41

What is a complication of diphtheria?

Respiratory paralysis and death

42

What infection has a grey pseudomembrane in the throat?

Corynebacterium diptheriae

43

Clostridium tetani causes what kind of paralysis?

spastic paralysis

44

Rice water stool is associated with what infection?

vibrio cholera

45

What organism is associated with hot tubs and can cause folliculitis?

pseudomonas

46

What is a common cause of Otitis media in children, and can cause meningitis and pneumonia?

Haemophilus influenza

47

What causes chancroid?

hemophilus ducreyi

48

Which STD has a painful ragged ulcer?

Hemophilus ducreyi

49

What can be diagnosed with clue cells seen on a smear?

Gardnerella infx

50

What organism grows around Staph aureus on an agar plate?

Haemophilus influenza

51

What causes whooping cough?

Bordatella pertussis

52

Rabbit fever is caused by what organism?

Francisella tularensis

53

How is tularemia spread?

infected tick bites

54

What disease is walled off in the body by granulomas?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

55

What is the skin test for TB called?

Mantoux skin test

56

What is the TB immunization called?

BCG

57

How is Brucella transmitted?

raw milk

58

How is TB transmitted?

respiratory droplets

59

What kind of immune response does the body have to TB?

cell mediated, no antibodies

60

What is TB infection that has spread into the blood called?

Miliary TB