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Bugs that won't Gram stain include:

- Treponema, Leptospira - too small
- Mycobacteria - cell wall of lipids
- Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma - no cell wall
- Legionella, Rickettsia, Chlamydia, Bartonella, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia - intracellular organisms

These Little Microbes May Unfortunately Lack Real Color But Are Everywhere.

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Bugs that Giemsa stain:

chlamydia, borrelia, rickettsia, trypanosomes, plasmodium

Certain Bugs Really Try my Patience.

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PAS+ organism:

Tropheryma whipplei

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Acid-fast/auramine-rhodamine organisms:

mycobacteria, Nocardia, protazoa

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India ink/mucicarmine used for:

Cryptococcus neoformans

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Bugs that silver stain:

Legionella, H. pylori, Fungi

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chocolate agar + V (NAD+) and X (hematin)

H. influenzae

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Thayer-Martin + vanc, TMP, colistin, nystatin

N. gonorrhoeae, meningitidis

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Bordet-Gengou agar, Regan-Lowe medium

B. pertussis

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Tellurite agar, Loffler medium

C. diptheriae

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Lowenstein-Jensen agar

M. Tb

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Eaton agar + cholesterol

M. pneumoniae

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MacConkey agar

lac+ enterics

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eosin-mythylene blue agar

E. coli (turn green)

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charcoal yeast extract agar + cysteine, Fe

Legionella

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Sabouraud agar

fungi

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aeorobes

Nocardia, Pseudomonas, M. tb

Nagging Pests Must Breath.

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obligate anaerobes

Clostridium, Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces

Can't Breath Fresh Air.

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facultative anaerobes

Strep, Staph, Gram positive enterics

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obligate intracellular

Rickettsia, Chlamydia, Coxiella

you stay inside when it's Really Chilly and Cold.

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facultative intracellular

Salmonella, Neisseria, Brucella, Mycobacterium, Listeria, Francisella, Legionella, Yersinia

Some Nasty Bugs May Live FacultativeLY.

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encapsulated bacteria

Pseudomonas, Strep pneumo, H. influenzae, N. meningitidis, E. coli, Salmonella, K. pneumoniae, GBS

Please SHiNE my SKiS.

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urease-positive organisms

Proteus, Cryptococcus, H. pyloria, Ureaplasma, Nocardia, Klebsiella, S. epidermidis, S. saprophyticus

Pee CHUNKSS (higher urinary pH from ammonia leads to struvite stones)

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catalase-positive organisms

Nocarida, Pseudomonas, Listeria, Aspergillus, Candida, E. coli, Staph, Serratia, B. cepacia, H. pylori

Cats Need PLACESS to hide and Belch Hairballs.