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Abscess/Folliculitis Causative Organisms

Staphylococcus Aureus Staphylococcus Epidermidis

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"Hot Tub" Folliculitis Causative Organism

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) Causative Organisms

Staphylococcus aureus

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Impetigo (Pyoderma) Causative Organisms

Staphylococcus aureus (80%)
Streptococcus pyogenes (20%)

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Erysipelas Causative Organisms

Streptococcus pyogenes (most cases)
Staphylococcus aureus (occasionally)

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Necrotizing Fasciitis Causative Organisms

Streptococcus pyogenes

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Acne Causative Organism

Propionibacterium acnes

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Cat Scratch Disease/Fever Causative Organism

Bartonella henselae

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Pseudomonas Infection Causative Organism

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) Causative Organism

Rickettsia ricketsii

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Cutaneous Anthrax Causative Organism

Bacillus anthracis

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Gas Gangrene Causative Organism

Clostridium perfringens

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Smallpox (aka Variola) Causative Organism

Smallpox virus (Orthopox virus)

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Molluscum Contagiosum Causative Organism

Molluscum Contagiosum virus (Molluscipoxvirus)

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Monkeypox Causative Organism

Monkeypox virus (orthopoxvirus)

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Herpes labialis (oral herpes) Causative Organism

Mainly Human Herpes Virus (HHV-1) (aka Herpes Simplex)

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Herpetic Whitlow Causative Organism

Mainly HHV-1 (aka herpes simplex)

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Herpes gladiatorum Causative Organism

Mainly HHV-1 (aka herpes simplex)

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Chickenpox (aka Varicella) Causative Organism

HHV-3 (aka Varicella-Zoster)

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Abscess/Folliculitis Major Symptoms

Red, itching, burning... may drain pus, blood, or both (pimple, sty, furuncle, carbuncle)

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"Hot Tub" Folliculitis Major Symptoms

small "pimples" on stomach, buttocks, arms and legs

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Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) Major Symptoms

*Skin peels off in sheets*; Reddening of skin; begins near mouth, spreads over entire body

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Impetigo (Pyoderma) Major Symptoms

Small, flattened red patches on face and limbs; develop into pus filled vesicles that crust (*pyoderma*)

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Erysipelas Major Symptoms

*Fiery red rash* with sharply defined *raised borders*

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Necrotizing Fasciitis Major Symptoms

*Spreads along fascia*; Destruction of Muscle and fat tissue (*necrosis*), multiple organ failure

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Acne Major Symptoms

Infection of hair follicle, sebaceous glands

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Cat Scratch Disease/Fever Major Symptoms

*Bump or blister* at site of injury, *lymphadenopathy*

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Pseudomonas Infection Major Symptoms

Fever, chills, and the production of purulent matter in infected wounds

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) Major Symptoms

*Non-itchy spotted rash* on trunk and appendages; *Including soles and palms; petechiae* Fever, headaches, chills, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting

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Cutaneous Anthrax Major Symptoms

Spreads to form painless, swollen, *black, crusty ulder (eschar)*; Releases anthrax into blood, producing toxemia