Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (187)
What causes endemic typhus?
Rickettsiae type affects which type of cells?
What is the vector for Rickettsiae prowazeki?
What is the vector for Rickettsiae typhi?
What is the only rickettsial disease with no vector?
Q fever- Coxiella burnetti
What are some symptoms of typhus?
macular rash, high fever, acute bacteremia
What is the organism responsible for Rocky Mountain fever?
How if the Rock Mountain fever transmitted?
What STD is associated with chronic conjunctivitis and blindness?
What disease is associated with standing water, e.g. in air-conditioning systems?
What disease is associated with birds?
What does chlamydia cause?
Conjunctivits, urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, lymphgranuloma venerum
What is the most common cause of epididymitis in men?
Parrot fever is the common name for what infection?
What fungus-like bacteria can mimic TB?
What causes lumpy jaw?
What is the name for trench fever?
What is the common name for coccidiodes immitis?
How do yeast reproduce?
How do molds reproduce?
by forming tubular structures
What fungi is associated with bat and bird feces?
What large capsulated yeast is commonly found in pigeon droppings?
What causes status asthmaticus?
What is the medical name for ring worm?
How is tinea diagnosed?
KOH wet mount
What is jock itch?
What opportunistic yeast commonly affects immunocompromised patients?
What causes amoebic dysentery?
What causes beaver fever?