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Micro clin Matching2

Matching Micro clinicals: Bacteria and disease.

QuestionAnswer
Bordetella pertusis Whooping cough
Borrelia burgdorferi Lyme disease
Brucella abortus Brucellosis; profuse sweating and joint and muscle pain
Brucella canis Brucellosis; profuse sweating and joint and muscle pain
Brucella melitensis Brucellosis; profuse sweating and joint and muscle pain
Campylobacter jejuni Acute enteritis
Chlamydia pneumoniae Community-acquired respiratory infection
Chlamydia trachomatis Trachoma, nongonococcal urethritis, lymphogranuloma venereum, inclusion conjuctivitis of the newborn
Chlamydia psittaci Psittacosis
Clostridium botulinum Botulism
Clostridium difficile Pseudomembranous colitis
Clostridium perfringens Gas gangrene, acute food poisoning, anaerobic cellulitis
Clostridium tetani Tetanus
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Diphtheria
Enterococcus faecalis Nosocomial infections; endocarditis and bacteremia, urinary tract infections (UTI), meningitis, etc.
Enterococcus faecium Nosocomial infections; neonatal meningitis or endocarditis.
Escherichia coli UTI, diarrhea, meningitis in infants.
Francisella tularensis Tularemia
Haemophilus influenzae Bacterial meningitis, URTI, pneumonia, bronchitis
Helicobacter pylori Peptic ulcer, gastric carcinoma, gastric B-cell lymphoma
Legionella pneumophila Legionnaire's disease, pontiac fever
Leptospira interrogans *Leptospirosis: headaches, muscle pains, fevers,bleeding from the lungs or meningitis. *Weil's disease: kidney failure and bleeding; *Pulmonary haemorrhage syndrome: If lots of bleeding from the lungs it is known as severe.
Listeria monocytongenes *Listeriosis: causes infections of the central nervous system (meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, cerebritis) and bacteremia in those who are immunocompromised, pregnant, or newborns and the elderly; can cause gastroenteritis.
Mycobacterium leprae Leprosy, also called Hansen's disease.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tuberculosis.
Mycobacterium ulcerans Buruli ulcer; forms most often on arms and legs; toxin mycolactone can impair immune system and lead to death.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Mycoplasma pneumonia
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gonorrhea, opthalmia neonatorum, septic arthritis.
Neisseria meningitidis Meningococcal disease and Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pseudomonas infection
Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky mountain spotted fever
Salmonella typhi Typhoid fever type salmonellosis; causes dysentary and colitis.
Salmonella typhimurium Salmonellosis with gastroenteritis and enterocolitis.
Shigella sonnei Bacillary dysentery/Shigellosis
Staphylococcus aureus Coagulase-Pos staphylococcal infections; toxic shock syndrome, staphylococcal food poisoning
Staphylococcus epidermidis Forms biofilm on prosthesis like heart valves and catheters; Risk for dialysis patients; can lead to endocarditis and sepsis.
Staphylococcus saprophyticus Cystitis in women.
Streptococcus agalactiae Meningititis and septicemia in neonates; endometritis in postpartum women; Opportunistic speticemia and pneumonia.
Streptococcus pneumoniae Otitis media and sinusitis in children; acute bacterial pneumonia and meningitis in adults.
Streptococcus pyogenes Scarelet fever; Rheumatic fever; Impetigo and erysipelas; Puerperal fever; Necrotizing fasciitis; Streptococcal pharyngitis.
Treponema pallidum Syphilis, congenital syphilis.
Vibrio cholerae Cholera
Yersinia pestis Bubonic plague, pneumonic plague
Yersinia enterocolitica Yersiniosis
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Far East scarlet-like fever
Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Hemorrhagic colitis, hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Created by: IsaacJ