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1

Treponema pallidum

Touching Chancre in 1st stage
Kissing/Sex in 2nd stage

2

Borrelia burgdorferi

Deer Ticks

3

Leptospira interrogans

Animal Urine to human skin or oral

4

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Fomites, Nosocomial, Hanwashing

5

Legionella pneumonia

H2O Aerosol to Hu Resp

6

Brucella abortusuis

Delivery of aborted calves

7

Bordetella pertussis

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

8

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

STD

9

Neisseria meningitidis

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

10

Helicobater pylori

Hu Fecal to Hu Oral

11

Campylobacter jejuni

Animal or Hu Fecal to Oral (Chicken)

12

Vibrio cholerae

Hu Feces to Hu Oral

13

Escherichia coli
(normal flora strain)

Animal or Hu Feces to Hu Oral

14

Escherichia coli
( 0157:H7 strain)

Steer Feces to Hu Oral

15

Escherichia coli
Enterotoxigenic Strain

Animal or Hu Feces to Hu Oral

16

Shigella dysenteriae

Hu Fecal to Hu Oral

17

Shigella sonnei

Hu Feces to Hu Oral

18

Salmonella enterica

Animal Feces/Eggs/Pets to Hu Oral

19

Salmonella enteric: typhi

Hu Feces to Hu Oral

20

Yersinia pestis

Fleas

21

Haemophilus influenzae
(HI type B, or HIB)

Hu Resp to Hu Resp, Oportunistic

22

Gardnerella vaginalis

Decrease lactobacillus, addition of anaerobe

23

Bacteroides fragilis

Endogenous in feces
Exogenous in Hu Bites

24

Fusobacterium nucleatum

Gums, spread from teeth to blood

25

Rickettsia rickettsii

Dog/Wood Ticks - becomes Intracellular

26

Chlamydia trachomatis

STD, Flies, Hands

27

Chlamydia pneumonia

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

28

Mycoplasma pneumonia

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

29

Mycoplasma genitalium

STD

30

Mycobacteria tuberculosis

Hu Resp to Hu Resp (active/symptomatic pulmonary TB - prolonged exposure)

31

Listeria monocytogenes

Animal or Hu Feces to Hu Oral (food that's NOT hot)

32

Corynebacteriua diptheria

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

33

Clostridium difficile
(Endospores)

Exogenous - nosocomial
Endogenous - normal flora

34

Clostridum perfrigens
(Endospores)

Exogenous - spores in wound
low O2 tension

35

Clostridium botulinum
(Endospores)

Botulism - protein foods intoxication
Infant Botulism - ingest spores and veg cells
DIRT and honey

36

Clostridium tetani
(Endospores)

Exogenous - deep wound
Endogenous - through umbilicus

37

Bacillus anthracis

Endospores through skin, swallowed, inhaled

38

Streptococcus pyognes (GAS)
(Group A)

sore throat, resp symptoms, penetrating injury, post strep infection (RF)

39

Streptococcus pneumonia (PNEUMOCOCCUS)
(Group D)

Hu Resp to Hu Resp

40

Streptoccocus spcs (babies)
(Group B)

swallowed/inhaled during labor, delivery

41

Staphylococcus aureus

Hands
intoxication from protein foods
normal flora from vagina or nose