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Intro to ID questions about microbiology

Gram positive cocci usually seen in large, clusters Staphylococcus Aureus
Gram positive cocci usually seen in pairs Streptococcus Pneumoniae
Gram positive cocci that causes "strep throat" and cellulitis Streptococcus pyogenes (G.A.S.)
Gram positive cocci that lives in the GI tract; common cause of intraabdominal infections, UTIs, and Endocarditis Enterococcus spp.
Gram positive rod also known "diptheroids" Corynebacterium
Gram negative cocci in pairs, causes sexually transmitted infections Nisseria gonorrhoeae
Gram negative coccobacilli associated with COPD and smokers Moraxella catarrhalis
Enterobactereciae most associated with ESBL production (although currently less than 5% of isolates) Eschericia coli
Non-lactose fermenting Gram negative rod associated with nosocomial infections Pseudomonas aeruginosa
"Atypical" organisms (no cell wall) associated with community acquired pneumonia Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophilia
Most common "GI anaerobe" Bacteroides fragilis
Anaerobe associated with antibiotic associated diarrhea Clostridioides difficile
Created by: armiesner



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