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Common Bacteria/infe

common bacteria and infections

Gram StainShapeBacteriaAssociated Infections
Positive Cocci Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Streptococcus Pyogenes (group A) Respiratory Tract Infection and/or pneumonia Strep throat
Positive Cocci Staphylococcus aureus and other Staphylococcus sp. Skin Infection Endocarditis
Positive Cocci Enterococcus Faecalis, Faecium Intestinal Infection, Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Positive Bacilli Bacillus Anthracis Anthrax
Positive Bacilli Gardnerella vaginalis Lactobacillus spp. Vaginal Infections
Positive Bacilli Listeria Monocytogenes Meningitis
Positive Bacilli Clostridium Tetani, Clostridium Perfringens, Clostridium Botulinum, Clostridium difficile Tetanus Gangrene Botulism Intestinal Infection
Positive Bacilli Corynebacteria Diphtheriae Diphtheria
Negative Cocci Neisseria Meningitidis, Neisseria Gonorrhea Meningitis Gonorrhea
Negative Bacilli Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella spp. Proteus spp. Enterobacter spp. Shigella spp. Intestinal Infection
Negative Bacilli Salmonella Typhi Typhoid Fever
Negative Bacilli Yersinia Pestis Plague
Negative Bacilli Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Various Difficult to treat infections
Negative Bacilli Haemophilus Influenzae RTI
Negative Bacilli Vibrio Cholerae Cholera
Negative Coccobacilli Bordetella Pertussis Pertussis
Negative Coccobacilli Helicobacter Pylori Stomach Ulcers
Cocci Peptococcus, Streptopeptococcus Dental Infection
Bacilli Bacteroides Fragilis Abdominal Infection Sepsis
Gram-negative spirochetes Treponema Pallidum, Borrelia Burgdorferi Syphilis Lyme Disease
Atypical Atypical Mycoplasma Pneumonia Legionella spp. RTI and/or pneumonia
Atypical Atypical Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tuberculosis (TB)
Gram-Negative Chlamydia Trachomatis Chlamydia and pelvic inflammatory disease
Created by: kmvazquez



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