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Organism causing Queensland tick typhus

R. australis

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Defining features of B. holmseii

oxidase-
urease-
motility-

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Reservoir of Erlichia

dogs, white tailed deer

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Bugs/Drugs with special requirements for antibiogram

S. aureus - report/calculate MRSA and MSSA
S. viridans grp - calc %S and %I to penicilllin
S. pneumoniae - calc %S and % I to penicillin, AND %S to mening and non-menig breakpoints of penicillin, cefotaxime, and ceftriaxone

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Vector for Bartonella quintana

louse

6

Organism causing cat scratch disease

Bartonella hensleae

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Phenylalanine demainase + Enterobacteriaceae

"PMP"
Proteus
Mognalla
Providencia

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Reservoir of Anaplasma

white footed mouse

9

Defining features of B. brochiseptica

motility+

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Vector of R. rickettsii

Dermacentor tick

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Vector of R. akari

Liponyssoides (mite)

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Organism causing Mediterranean spotted fever

R. conorii

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Yellow col Enterobacteriaceae

Pantoea agglomerans
Cronobacter sakazakii
E. hermanii
E. cowanii

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Reservoir of R. prowazekii

humans, flying squirrels

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Organism causing Rikketsialpox

R. akari

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Vector for Batronella bacilliformis

sand fly

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Vector of R. prowazekii

louse (and amblyomma)

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H2S producers (Enterobacteriaceae)

"Steves pet python eats cats"
Salmonella
P. vulgaris
P. mirabilis
E. tarda
C. freundii

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Organism causing Verruga peruana

Bartonella bacilliformis

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Defining feature of B. pertussis

NG on routine media
urease -

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Organism causing Lyme disease

Borellia burgdorferi

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Gram negatives that are CATALASE NEGATIVE

Bartonella
Capnocytophaga
Streptobacillus
H-CEKs

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Non-motile Enterobacteriacea

"SKY"
Shigella
Klebsiella
Yersinia

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Defining features of B. parapertussis

oxidase-
urease+ (24hrs)

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Organism causing HGA

Human granulocytic anaplasmosis
Anaplasma phagocytophilium

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CAMP positive organisms

GBS
Listeria
P. acnes
Turicella otitidis

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H2S positive orgs

Salmonella
Erysipelothrix (on TSI)
Proteus vulgaris
Proteus mirabilis
Proteus penneri
Edwardsiella tarda
Citrobacter freundii

Brucella abortus
Campylobacter coli
Aeromonas hydrophila

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Organism causing RMSF

Rickettsia rickettsii

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Catalase positive organisms

Staphylococcus
Micrococcus
Listeria
Bacillus
Corynebacterium
Most Gram Negs

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Organism causing Epidemic typhus

R. prowazeckii

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PYR positive GPCs

Enterococcus
S. pyogenes
Staphylococcus (lugdunensis, schleferi, intermedius, haemolyticus)
NVS (Abiotrophia, Granulicatella)

Lactococcus
Vagococcus
Aerococcus viridans
Aliococcus
Gemella
Globicatella

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Organisms causing rat bite fever

Streptobacillus moniliformis (US, GNR)
Sprillium minus (Asia, spirochete)

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VP+ Enterobacteriaceae

"SHEK"
Salmonella
Hafnia
Enterobacter (& Pantoea)
Klebsiella

34

Indole pos orgs

E. coli
Klebsiella oxytoca
Klebsiella ornithinolytica
Proteus vulgaris
Pleisiomonas
Citrobacter koseri

Cardiobacterium hominis
Aeromonas
Pasteurella multocida
Vibrio
Proprionibacterium acnes

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Organisms causing scrub typhus

Orientia tsutsugamushi

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Organism causing Yaws

T. pallidum subsp pertune

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Reservoir of R. typhi

rats

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Organism causing tick-borne relapsing fever

Borellia species

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Reservoir of R. akari

house mouse, wild rodents

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Vector of Anaplasma

Ixodes tick

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Gram negatives that are OXIDASE NEGATIVE

Enterobacteriaceae (not Pleisiomonas)
Stenotrophomonas
Bartonella
Francisella
Burkholderia gladiolii
Bordetella parapertussis
Bordetella holmseii
Pseudomonas luteola
Pseudomonas oryzihabitans
Aggregatibacter
Acinetobacter
Capnocytophaga (human)

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Vector of Erlichia

Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick)

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Organism causing trench fever

Bartonella quintana

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Organism causing granuloma inguanale (donovanosis)

Klebsiella granulomatous

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Hippurate hydrolysis positive orgs

GBS
Campylobacter jejuni

Lengionella pneumophila
Listeria monocytogenes
Gardnerella vaginalis
Bacillus
Aerococcus

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Organism causing louse-borne relapsing fever

Borellia recurrentis

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Vector of R. typhi

Xenopsylla (rat flea)

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Organism causing Oroyo fever

Bartonella bacilliformis

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Organism causing HME

Human monocytic erlichiosis
Erlichia chaffeensis

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Bile esculin positive organisms

Enterococcus
S. bovis group
Lactococcus
Vagococcus
B. fragilis

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Reservoir of R. rickettsii

ticks (Dermacentor)

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Organism causing Endemic (Murine/shop) typhus

R. typhi