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Micro QIII:QIII

Small Gram-Negative Bacilli

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this organism causes pertussis Bordetella pertussis
another name for pertussis whooping cough
mode of transmission for Bordetella pertussis direct contact (droplet)
portal of entry/exit for Bordetella pertussis respiratory tract
who are particularly at risk for a Bordetella pertussis infection? young children
what is the vaccine for Bordetella pertussis? DTaP
2 virulence factors for Bordetella pertussis capsule and toxins
organism known as a blood-loving pathogen Haemophilus influenzae
disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae bacterial influenzal meningitis
2 synonyms for bacterial influenzal meningitis Hib meningits, Haemophilus influenzae meiningitis
mode of transmission for Haemophilus influenzae direct contact (droplet)
portal of entry/exit for Haemophilus influenzae respiratory tract
vaccine for Haemophilus influenzae Hib
a concern with Haemophilus influenzae, the most serious complication of which is meningitis bacteremia
zoonosis causing three forms of plague Yersinia pestis
caused by Yersinia pestis: transmitted via the bite of an infected rat flea Bubonic plague
another name for Bubonic plague Black Death
a sign of Bubonic plague, black hemorrhagic lymph nodes buboes
intermediary stage between Bubonic and Pneumonic plagues Septicemic plague
caused by Yersinia pestis: third stage, can become a direct transmitter via droplets Pneumonic plague
portals of entry/exit for Yersinia pestis broken skin, respiratory tract
zoonosis causing Tularemia Francisella tularensis
2 synonmyns for Tularemia Rabbit Fever, Deerfly Fever
2 modes of transmission for Francisella tularensis direct contact (with handling a rabbit), indirect contact (insect vector, ingestion, airborne)
3 portals of entry for Francisella tularensis broken or unbroken skin, GI tract, respiratory tract
most common site of infection for Francisella tularensis skin (cutaneous infection)
Created by: amyziolkowski