Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (187)
What are the 2 types of leprosy?
Lepromatous leprosy and Tuberculoid leprosy
Which type of leprosy is less infectious and has less bacteria present during infection?
Which type of leprosy is more infectious and has more bacteria present in the body during infection?
What organism is cultured in armadillos?
The chancre, a bulls eye lesion, is associated with what disease?
Treponema pallidum (syphillis)
When is syphillis infectious?
primary and secondary infections
What kind of organism causes lyme disease and syphillis?
The mucocutaneous lesion of syphilis is found in which phase?
The gummas of syphilis appear in what stage of syphilis?
What is Hutchinsons triad and what is it caused by?
Congential syphilis, causes impaired vision, notched teeth and impaired hearing
Yaws is caused by what?
What are some of the lab tests for syphilis?
VDRL, FTA-Abs, RPR
What does treponema vincentii cause?
In what stage is syphilis most infectious?
What organism causes Glue ear?
What organism has a blue-green pigment and is associated with skin and especially burn infections?
Condylomata late are associated with what disease?
secondary , mucocutaneous lesion of syphilis
What is the vector for lyme disease?
What disease has a spreading circular lesion called Erythema migrans?
Lyme disease closely parallels what other disease in it's primary, secondary and tertiary symptoms?
What organism causes infectious jaundice?
What causes rat bite fever?
What organism contracted from raw milk causes body diarrhea and can mimic appendicitis?
Campylobacter fetus jejuni
What organism is implicated in causing peptic ulcers?
What causes walking pneumonia?
What is so special about mycoplasma species?
no cell wall and therefore are resistant to penicillin
What sexually transmitted organism requires cholesterol and urea?
Ureaplasma causes what kind of infection?
What species or organisms are transmitted by arthropods?