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Skin/Mucus Diseases

Microbiology Exam 4

Folliculitis When Staph. aureus invades the skin through a hair follicle
Sty When infection is at base of the eye caused by Staph. aureus
Abscess, Furnacle, Boil Are larger, deeper and pus-filled, involve one follicle, encapsulated, caused by Staph.
Carbuncle Involved multiple hair follicles and invades into deeper tissue, encapsulated
Scalded Skin Syndrome When the skin peels, affects infants, can cause death, caused by Staph. aureus
Scarlet Fever
Created by: Hsiden