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BOARDSmicrobiology

Chlamydial, Rickettsial, Spirochetes

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Chalamydia psittali exotic bird fever
Chalamydia psittali generic term ornithosis
Chalamydia psittali symptoms are flu-like
Chalamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum
# 1 STD in US trachoma
Reiter's can't see, can't pee, can't dance with me
Rickettsia rickettsii acute febrile disease, severe headaches, chills, muscle pains
Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Rickettsia rickettsii rash on palms & soles of feet - progresses to neck, face, axila, trunk
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever tick fever (tick typhus)
Rickettsia prowazekii prolonged high fever, headache, maculopapular rash
Rickettsia prowazekii epidemic typhus
Epidemic Typhus Brill-Zinsser Dx - occurs years after initial attack
Rickettsia typhi Murine Typhus
Rickettsia typhi shaking, chills, headache, fever, caused by flea - worldwide
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi scrub typhus
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi fever, primary lesion, macular rash, lymphadenopathy
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi chigger - Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands
Rochalimaea quintana trench fever
Rochalimaea quintana louse - Africa, Mexico, Europe
Coxiella burnetii Q fever
Coxiella burnetii acute sudden onset, fever, headache, malaise, from milk or tick
Treponema pallidum Syphilis
chancre 1 stage syphilis (4-8 weeks)
rash 2 stage syphilis (12 weeks)
gumma 3 stage syphilis (months later)
Yaws ulceration on extremities
Treponema pertenue Yaws
Leptospira interrogans rat urine
Primary Phase Leptospira high fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, conjunctivitis & vomiting
secondary stage leptospira headache, kidney invasion, hepatic disease, jaundice, anemia, neuro disturbances
Weil's Syndrome Leptospira interrogans
Borrelia recurrentis relapsing fever
Borrelia hermsii from a squirrel or chipmunk tick
Borrelia Burgdorferi Lyme disease
Lyme disease deer ticks, bull's eye rash
Created by: missyh23