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Disease Summary

Micro EXAM 4

DiseaseCausative AgentBasic Symptoms
Folliculitis Staphylococcus aureus Hair follicle is infected
Sty Staphylococcus aureus Infection at base of eyelash
Accesses, furnace, boils Staphylococcus aureus Larger deeper pus filled infection and incapsulated
Carbuncle Staphylococcus aureus Infection with more than one hair follicle
Scarlet Fever Streptococcus pyogenes Sore throat, rash, nausea, vomiting and fever, sequelae of strep throat
Erysipelas Streptococcus pyogenes St. Anthony's Fire, common from infection of wounds back then
Necrotizing Faciitis Streptococcus pyogenes Very severe cutaneous infection, often resulting in amputation
Pyoderma/Impetigo Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, or BOTH A form of pyoderma, and found at kiddy pools
Acne Propionibacterium acnes When hair follicle is obstructed by sebum
Whirlpool Bath Infections Psudomonias aeriginosa ; herpes
Burn Infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa Compromised, no WBC, you're likely to get infected.
Toxic Shock Syndrome Staphylococcus aureus Tampon infection, not always involved with menstruation; sudden onset of fever, chills, vomiting, and diarrhea, muscle aches, low blood pressure
Urinary Tract Infections E. coli ; Proteus mirabilis ; Chlamydia E. coli is the main causative agent. It is infection of the urinary tract
Lime Disease Borrelia burgdoferi Tick bites, bulls-eye reaction
German Measles/Rubella Rubella Virus Rash on trunk, pregnant women beware,
Measles Rubeola Virus
Chicken Pox/Shingles Varicella zoster virus
Smallpox Variola virus
Mumps Paramyxovirus
Herpes Simplex Skin Infection Skin/Oral 90% HSV Type I ; 10% HSV Type II
Herpes Simplex Skin Infection Genital 85% HSV Type II ; 15% HSV Type I
Dengue Fever Dengue Fever Virus
Genital Warts Human Papilloma Virus
Cytomegalovirus Cytomegalovirus
AIDS HIV-1 ; HIV-2 ; HIV-3
Gonnorhea Neisseria gonnorhea
Syphalis Treponema pallidum
Nongonococcal Urethritis Chlamydia trachomatis
Trichomonasis Trichomonas vaginalis
Streptococcus pharingitis Streptococcus pyogenes
Rheumatic Fever Streptococcus pyogenes
Rheumatic Heart Disease Streptococcus pyogenes
Glomerulonephritis Streptococcus pyogenes
Laryngitis & Epiglottitis Haemophilus influenza ; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Sinusitis Haemophilus influenza ; Strep. pneumoniae ; Staph. aureus
Bronchitis Strep. pneumoniae ; Myocolasma pneumoniae
Diptheria Corynebacterium diphtheria
Actue Otitis Media (AOM)/Middle Ear Infection Strep. pneumoniae ; Strep. progenes ; H. influenza
Common Cold Rhino Virus ; Corona Virus
Parainfluenza Parainfluenza Virus
Whooping Cough Bordetella pertussis
Lobar Pneumonia Strep. pneumoniae ; Staph. aureus
Bronchial Pneumonia Strep. pneumoniae ; Staph. aureus
Klebsiella Pneumonia Klebsiella pneumoniae
Mycoplasma Pneumonia Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Legionaries Disease Legonella pneumophila
Tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis ; Mycobacterium bovis ; Mycobacterium avium
Meningitis (Children 5 and under) Streptococcus pneumoniae
Meningitis (People 5-40yrs) Neisseria meningitidis
Meningitis (People over 40) Streptococcus pneumoniae
Influenza Orthomyxovirus
Respiratory Syncytial Infection Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Corona Virus
Created by: Hsiden