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Immunocomp Host

Immunocompromised host facts

How might you get a granulocyte defect? Through chemotherapy, or congenitally
What are the pathogens that could result from a PMN deficiency? E. Coli, Pseudomonas, Klebsiella, Staph Aureus, Aspergillosis
What are the consequences of PMN defect? 1) Translocation of gut flora 2)Bacteria from colon enter bloodstream (gram negative enterics, anaerobes) 3)Bacteria from mouth enter bloodstream (Strep Viridans)
What are the causes of T cell mediated defect? STeroids, Chemo, AIDS
What might you get from T cell mediated defects? AIDS like - PCP, mycobacterial, toxo, herpes, fungus,
Which are the three groups of fungi that effect human health? Candida, Aspergillus, Dimorphic/geographic fungi
What microbes may exploit an absent spleen? Pneumococcus, N. Menngitidis, Klebsiella, H. Influenza, Varicella
A surgery/catheter/radiation may put you at risk for what? Local flora becoming invasive.
After a bone marrow transplant, you are at risk for what? Pneumonia, Viral(HSV, CMV, Adenovirus, VZV), Fungal (Candida, Aspergillus), Gram +ve, -ve, Neutropenia, graft veruses host acute/chronic
Diabetes puts you at risk for what? Diabetic foot
Pregnancy may put you at risk for what? Listeriosis, Hep E, TB,
Dialysis puts you at risk for what? Hep B and C,
Alcohol puts you at risk for what? Pneumonia
Cigarettes put you at risk for? Pneumonia, bronchitis, cancer, death, bad skin, bad breath, secondary cancer
Inhaled and IV drugs puts you at risk for? Pneumonia, endocarditis, hepatitis, HIV
Created by: villagejoker