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Flashcards in Virulence Factors Deck (17):
1

Rhinovirus

icam-1 (HR)

2

Strep pneumo

capsule (VF)

3

H flu

capsule or lipooligosac (VF)

4

Rhizopus/ Rhizomucor

fungal spores in air (VF)

5

Strep pyogenes in pharyngitis

hyaluranic acid capsule (VF)
and
M protein (VF)

6

Strep pyogenes in scarlet fever

Strep pyogenic exotoxin A-C (erythrogenic toxin A-C) (VF)

7

Strep pyogenes in RHD s/p pharyngitis

M protein (VF)

8

Cornye diphtheriae

diphtheria toxin (VF)

9

HiB

capsule (VF)

10

RSV

CX3CR1 on ciliated human airway epithelial

11

Flu A

hemagluttinin and neuramindase

12

Pertussis

filamentous hemagluttinin (VF), cytotoxin (VF), pertussis toxin (VF)

13

strep pneumo/ H flu/ Klebsiella in pneumonia

capsule

14

mycoplasma pneumonia

cytadherence organelle (VF)

15

virus/ chlamydia species in pneumonia

live in alveolar macrophages

16

myco Tb

survives in phagocytes (VF)

17

pseudomonas aeruginosa, pneumonia in CF

aliginate production