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1

What type of organism is Chlamydial trachomis?

Obligate intreacellular organism (ATP parasite)

2

How can one visualize C. trachomis?

Giemsa stain that visualizes vacuoles

3

2 forms of C. trachomis

Elementary and reticulate

4

Difference between Elementary and reticulate forms?

Elementary is infectious
Reticulate is replicative

5

C. trachomis can cause what resulting in scarring of fallopian tubes?

Pelvic inflammatory disease

6

A newborn can get what from a birth canal infected with C. Trachomis?

Benign self-limited suppurative conjunctivitis

7

What is Trachoma?

Chronic supprative keratoconjunctivitis causing blindness in many parts of the world

8

How are Trachoma and blindness transmitted in under developed nations?

Direct contact

9

What is Lymphogranuloma Venereum?

Suppurative infection of regional lymph nodes with buboes

10

What are stellate abscesses?

Mixed granulomatous and neutrophilic inflammation

11

How do you treat C. Trachomis?

Azithro
Doxy

12

C. pneumoniae has high association with what?

Atherosclerotic vascular disease

13

C. psittaci transmitted from what?

Birds

14

What is gonorrhea?

Pyogenic, encapsulated, gram - diplococcus

15

Leading cause of sterility for women as a result of infection and destruction of fallopian tubes?

Neisseria gonorrhea

16

What is granuloma Inguinale?

Chronic generally transmitted disease with ulcerating and granulating lesions of genital skin and mucosa

17

"Strawberry mucosa" indicative of what?

Trichomoniasis

18

What is syphilis covered in?

Outer health that masks bacterial antigens

19

Most commonly affected system due to tertiary syphilis?

Cardiovascualar

20

What is damaged in cardiovascular syphilis?

Proximal aorta/aortic root

21

Where is syphilitic gumma found?

Liver, bones, and testes

22

Hutchinson's triad?

Hutchinson's teeth
Interstitial keratiti
8th nerve deafness

23

Who is the largest increase in chlamydia seen in?

Blacks and Native Americans/Alaskans