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Glossary of Bacterial diseases mb 158

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Staphylococcus Aureus
pimples, TSS,impetigo, endocarditis, pericarditis, otitis, food poisoning

Antibiotics

catalase+, coagulase+



staphylococcus epidermis
wound infections
nosocomial infections- catheters

catalase+
coag-

antibiotics





streptococcus pyrogenes
strep-throat, scarlet fever, TSS, impetigo, flesh-eating, endocarditis, pericarditis, otitis

catalase-

antibiotics



pseudomonas aeruginosa
dermatitis, otitis, nosocomial infections- catheters

hard to kill with antibiotics and soap/hot water

Haemophilus influenzae
meningitis, otitis, pneumonia

vaccine

neisseria meningitidis
meningitis

antibiotics and vaccine

clostridium tetani
tetanus- lock jaw, contracted muscles

produces toxin

antibiotic, anti-toxin, vaccine



clostridium botulinum
botulism, toxin, stops respiration

anaerobic- puffed cans

antibiotic, antitoxin, vaccine



mycobacterium leprae
leprosy

acid-fast+
grown in armadillos
antibiotics



Francisella tularensis
tularemia/ rabbit fever- swollen lymph nodes

spread by rabbits/squirrels

antibiotics



bacillus anthracis
anthrax- cutaneous, ingestion, inhalation

antibiotics

has endospores



clostridium perfingens
gangrene

antibiotics, amputation

anaerobic, has toxin



bartonella henselae
cat-scratch disease- malaise/swollen lymph nodes

antibiotics

yersinia pestis
black plague-bubos, bacteria in blood, infected lungs

antibiotics

borrelia bugdorferi
lyme disease- bulls eye lesion

antibiotics

spread via deer ticks

spirochete





ricksettia ricksetti
rocky mountain spotted fever

antibiotics

intracellular bacteria



bordatella pertusis
pertrusis/ whooping cough- cough, suffocation

antibiotics, vaccine, almost eradicated

coryneobacterium diphtheriae
diphtheria- cold, then inhibits protein synthesis

toxin

antibiotics, vaccine, almost eradicated



mycobacterium tuberculosis
tuberculosis

long term antibiotics, researching vaccine
epidemic- homeless and HIV

acid fast +, very resistant




legionella pneumophilia
legionella- leads to pneumonia

antibiotics

in water sources



streptococcus mutans
gingivitis, cavities

shigella
food poisoning- abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea
6-12 hrs

antibiotics


salmonella enterica
food poisoning- 6-12 hrs
eggs, chicken, reptile skin
antibiotics

salmonella typhy
typhoid fever- food poisoning- then intestinal ulcers

antibiotics and HYDRATION

vibrio cholerae
cholera- toxin. dehyrdation

lives in water

antibiotics, hydration



escherichia coli (O157:H7)
food poisoning

antibiotics
undercooked ground meat


listeria monocytogenes
listerosis- food poisoning

antibiotics

in cold temps



helycobacter pylori
gastritis-> stomach ulcers, cancer

antibiotics

live near pyloric sphincter



lactobacillus
vaginitis if absent

stop using antibiotics

neisseria gonorrhea
gonorrhea-discharge, burning w/pee, eye infection in kids

antibiotics

treponema pallidum
syphilis
3weeks-skin ulcer
2months-skin rash
1-10yrs- dementia

antibiotics




chylamdia trachomatis
trachoma- pelvic inflammation, kids blindness
STD and flies

antibiotics


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