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Lyme disease

Borrelia burgdorferi

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Borrelia burgdorfer: Lyme disease:
- what is characteristic

bull's eye rash (target rash) called erythema migrans

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Borrelia burgdorfer: Lyme disease:
- what transmits it?

deer tick

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Louse-borne Relapsing Fever (LBRF)

Borrelia recurrentis

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Borrelia recurrentis: LBRF
- what transmits it?

body louse

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agent of yaws

Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue

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agent of endemic syphilis

Treponema pallidum subsp. endemicum

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agent of pinta

Treponema carateum

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agent of rocky mountain spotted fever

Rickettsia rickettsia

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Rickettsia rickettsia: rocky mountain spotted fever
- symptom
- where is it found>
- vector?

- rash
- south eastern US
- tick vector

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- agents of typhus
- spread by what?

1. Rickettsia typhi
2. R. prowazekii
- lice

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agent of scrub typhus
- spread by

Orienta tsutsugamushi
- chigger (main res. is rat)

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#1 cause of STD?

Chlamydia trachomatis

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agent of trachoma

Chlamydia trachomatis

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agent of lymphogranular venereum (LGV)

Chlamydia trachomatis

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agent of parrot fever (psittacosis)

Chlamydophilia psittaci

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Parrot fever spread by?

parrots

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agent of acute respiratory disease, pneumonia, pharyngitis?

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

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agent of Legionnairs' Disease

Legionella pneumophila

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Legionnairs' Disease
- treatment

- easily treatable with narrow focused antibiotic: erythromycin

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Legionnairs' Disease
- transmitted?

aerosolized water particles (air conditioning/resp. units/ nosocomial infections in water systems
- heat resistant/ chlorine resistant

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Legionnairs' Disease
- how do you isolate?
- what is not available?

BCYE agar
- ground glass appearance
- PCR not available

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agent of pontiac fever?

Legonella

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3 facts about pontiac fever?

1. not as debilitating
2. not usually in hospitals
3. not respiratory

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agent of cat scratch disease?

Bartonella henselae (Afipia felis)

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agent of bartonellosis?

Bartonella henselae (Afipia felis)

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agent of trench fever

Bartonella quintana

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agent of carrion's disease?

Bartonella bacilliformis

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what type of organism is Leptospira interrogans?
- how is it identified?
- what does it effect in the body?

- spirochete
- darkfield to show tightly coiled and motile
- kidney

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Leptospira interrogans?
- what media

fletcher/stewart