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Flashcards in Systems: Bug Hints Deck (18):
1

asplenic patient

  • encapsulated microbes
  • especiall SHiN
  • S. pneumoniae >> H. influenzae type B > N. meningitidis 

2

branching rods in oral infection

sulfur granules

Actinomyces israelii 

3

chronic granulomatous disease

  • catalase (+) organisms
  • especially S. aureus 

4

"Currant jelly" sputum 

Klebsiella 

5

Dog or cat bite 

Pasteurella multocida 

6

facial nerve palsy 

Borrelia burgdorferi (lyme disease)

7

fungal infection in diabetic or immunocompromised patient 

Mucor or Rhizopus spp.

8

health care provider 

HBV (needle stick)

9

neutropenic patients 

  • Candida albicans (systemic)
  • Aspergillus 

10

organ transplant recipient 

CMV

11

PAS (+)

Tropheryma whipplei (Whipple disease)

12

Pediatric infection

Haemophilus influenzae (including epiglottitis) 

13

pneumonia in CF, burn infection

Psuedomonas aeruginosa 

14

pus, empyema, abscess

S. aureus 

15

rash on hands & feet 

  • Coxsackie A virus
  • Treponema pallidum 
  • Rickettsia rickettsii 

16

sepsis/meningitis in newborn 

group B strep 

17

surgical wound 

S. aureus 

18

traumatic open wound 

Clostridium perfringens