Flashcards in Microbiology of Respiratory Infections Deck (11):
What are some URT colonisers: Gm -ve and +ve.
Moraxella catarrhalis. Slide 10
What is the cause of acute bronchitis 90% of the time?
Viral so antibiotics are not usually used. Slide 15
What causes Whooping Cough?
Bordetella pertussis, Gm-ve coccobacillus. Slide 17
What are the airborne precautions for an isolated patient?
A Filtering Face Piece 3 within the PPE.
Decontaminate before entering
Remove disposable wear after. Slide 22
What are the droplet precautions for an isolated patient?
Door can be open
Remove disposable wear after. Slide 23
In Cystic Fibrosis patients what can the inefficient clearance and build up of mucus cause?
Staph aureus, pseudomonas, h. influenzae and strep. pneumoniae. Slide 24
What does CAP present clinically?
Cough, increased sputum, chest pain, dispnoea, fever. Slide 27
What can causes CAP?
What are the causes of atypical pneumonia?
Mycoplasma pneumoniae, chlamydophila pneumonia, legionella pneumonia. Slide 34
There are 7 types of pneumonia, what are they?
Hospital Associated pneumonia
Pneumonia in the immunosuppressed. Slide 34