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1

Target rash, fever, VII palsy, meningitis, AV block

Lyme!

2

Treatment of Lyme?

Doxy (amox if

3

Rash @ wrists/ankles, palms/soles, fever and HA. Treatment?

ricketssia! tx w/ doxy.

4

Tick bite, no rash, +myalgia, fever, HA, low plts and WBCs, high ALT.

Erhlichiosis.

5

Dx of ehrlichiosis?

morulae intracell inclusion.

6

Tx of ehrlichiosis?

Doxy.

7

Gram+ aerobic branching partially acid fast. Immune suppressed, cavitary lung disease, purulent sputum, weight loss, fever.

Nocardia.

8

Treatment of nocardia?

trim-sulfa.

9

Gram + anaerobic branching, + sulfur granules. Neck or face infextion w/ draining yellow material.

Actinomyces.

10

TX of actinomyces?

High dose PCN 6-12 weeks.

11

Asplenic patients (surg or sickle cell autosplenectomy) are susceptible to?

Encapsulated organisms (decreased IgM, decreased complement activation and opsoniziation).
- Strep pneumo
- H. Influenza type b.
- Neisseria mening
- E. coli
- Salmonella
- Klebsiella
- Group B Strep.

12

What vaccinations do patients w/ splenectomies needs?

pneumococcal, meningococcal, HiB, Flu.

13

Branching rods in oral infxn + sulfur granules?

Actinomyces

14

Chronic granulomatous disease

catalase + microbes, es. s. aureuas

15

Currant jelly sputum

Klebsiella

16

Dog or cat bite

Pasteurella

17

Facial nerve palsy

Borellia burgdorferi

18

Fungal infxn in DM or immunocomp patient?

Mucor or Rhizopus

19

Health care provider needlstick

HBV

20

Neutropenic patients

Candida albicans (systemic), Aspergillus

21

Organ TX recipient

CMV

22

PAS+ findings..

Whipple's disease: Tropheryma whipplei.

23

Pediatric infection..

Haemophilus influezna (epiglottitus)

24

Pnemonia in cystic fibrosis or burn infection

pseudomonas

25

Pus, empyema, abscess

Staph Aureus

26

Rash on hands/feet

Coxsackie A virus, Treponema pallidum (syph), Rickettsia

27

Sepsis/meningitis in newborn

Group B strep

28

Traumatic open wound

C. perfringens