Respiratory Pathogens Flashcards Preview

Respiratory Medicine > Respiratory Pathogens > Flashcards

Flashcards in Respiratory Pathogens Deck (11):
1

What pathogen is associated with Bronchiolitis?

Respiratory syncytial virus

2

What pathogen is associated with Croup?

Parainfluenza virus

3

What pathogen is associated with Common cold?

Rhinovirus

4

What pathogen is associated with Flu?

Influenza virus

5

What pathogen is associated with The most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia?

Streptococcus pneumoniae

6

What pathogen is associated with Community-acquired pneumonia
Most common cause of bronchiectasis exacerbations
Acute epiglottitis?

Haemophilus influenzae

7

What pathogen is associated with Pneumonia, particularly following influenza?

Staphylococcus aureus

8

What pathogen is associated with Atypical pneumonia?

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Flu-like symptoms classically precede a dry cough. Complications include haemolytic anaemia and erythema multiforme

9

What pathogen is associated with Atypical pneumonia?

Legionella pneumophilia

Classically spread by air-conditioning systems, causes dry cough. Lymphopenia, deranged liver function tests and hyponatraemia may be seen

10

What pathogen is associated with Common cause of pneumonia in HIV patients. Typically patients have few chest signs and develop exertional dyspnoea?

Pneumocystis jiroveci

11

What pathogen Causes tuberculosis?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

A wide range of presentations from asymptomatic to disseminated disease are possible. Cough, night sweats and weight loss may be seen