Flashcards in Midterm Review Deck (96)
produce lesions inside and outside GIT
bacteria in GIT but produce lesions outside only
proteas, pseudomonas, bacteroids
bacteria gram - associated with respiratory tract
H. influenza, pertussis, legionella
G - rod with wide polysaccharide capsule
pneumococci, meningococci, h. influenza
all produce meningitis
pneumococci, meningococci, h. influena
What type of influenza are we concerned with?
what causes cleaning of mucous membrane so bacteria can attach?
What is the leading cause of meningitis in children?
What can H. influenza cause in older people
syphilis lab test
tuberculosis lab test
Treatment for H. influenza
organism that produces beta lactamase
common H. influenza vaccine given to babies
if you are 5 or 8 years old meningitis is mostly due to what?
If meningitis when 10 years old, most likely due to what?
What is the appearance of gonococci/meningococci?
diplococci, red (gram -), kidney shaped
difference between diarrhea and dysentry
diarrhea is watery stool and dysentry is stool that is less watery and mixed with blood and mucous
What cause bacillary dysentry?
Transmission of Shigella?
human to human transmission in the fecal- oral route
Is shigella motile?
does Shigella have a high virulence?
What are the 4 F's in Shigella?
fingers, flies, food, feces
Where is Shigella located?
exclusively in the GIT
What is the pathogenesis of Shigella?
causes ulcerations- do not penetrate gut wall and do not enter the blood stream