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Pathogens & Diseases

Staphylococcus aureus (pyogenic) Skin abcess & scalded skin syndrone Food poisoning Nosocomial infections Toxic shock syndrome Impetigo (skin rash)
Streptococcus pyogenes (pyogenic) Strep throat, Pharyngitis Scarlet fever Rheumatic fever (heart valves) Puerperal sepsis (childbirth fever) Sydenham’s Chorea (St. Vitus’Dance) Impetigo Erysipelas (St. Anthony’s Fire) Toxic Shock
Streptococcus pneumonia (pyogenic) Lobar pneumonia Otitis media Meningitis
Nisseria gonorhoeae (pyogenic) Gonorrhea (urethritis) Ophthamia neonatum Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Neisseria meningitis (pyogenic) Epidemic meningitis meningococcemia
Salmonella typhi (enteric) Typhoid fever
Shigella dysenteriae (enteric) Shigellosis; bacillary dysentery
Escherichia coli (enteric) Gastroenteritis Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
Klebsiella pneumoniae (enteric) Lobar pneumonia Gastroenteritis Urinary tract infections
Proteus mirabilis (enteric) Secondary burn wounds Urinary tract infections Gastroenteritis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (enteric) Burn wound infections Urinary tract infections Gastroenteritis
Bordetella pertussis (gram -) Pertussis: whooping cough Paraspasmodic/convulsive stage Treat with the “AP” (Acellular Pertussus) portion of DTAP vaccine.
Haemophilus influenza (gram -) Bacterial influenza meningitis HIB vaccine
Yersinia pestis (gram -) Bubonic plague Pneumonic plague (more virulent)
Francisella tularensis (gram -) Tularemia Aka: (Rabbit fever/deer fly fever) Skin infection- most common GI infection Pneumonic infection
Bacillus anthracis (spore/bacilli) Anthrax (animals) Skin infection (Eschar skin lesion)
Clostridium botulinum (spore/bacilli) Food –borne botulism Infant botulism Wound botulism
Clostridium perfringens (Welchii) spore/bacilli Gas gangrene-antemortem Tissue gas- postmortem Food poisoning
Clostridium tetani (spore/bacilli) Tetanus (lock jaw)
Corynebacterium diptheriae (actinomycete) Diptheria Cutaneous diptheria
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (actinomycete) Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium avium complex(MAC)(actinomycete) Opportunistic form of TB in AIDS patients
Mycobacterium leprae (actinomycete) Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Tuberculoid leprosy (neural form) Lepromatous leprosy (progressive form)
Legionella pneumphila (actinomycete) Legionaire's disease (legionellosis) Milder form known as Pontiac Fever
Listeria monocytogenes (actinomycete) Listeriosis (listeria)
Vibrio cholerae (spiral) Asiatic cholera
Treponema pallidum (spiral) Primary syphilis - chancre lesion Secondary syphilis - skin rash Latent period Tertiary syphilis - gummas lesion
Borrelia burgdorferi (spiral) Lyme disease (Lyme Borreliosis)
Leptospira interrogans (spiral) Leptospirosis (infectious jaundice)
Campylobacter jejuni (spiral) Campylobacteriosis (gastroenteritis) food-borne Guillain Barre's Syndrone (rare neurological complication)
Mycoplasma pneumonia Mycoplasmal pneumonia Primary atypical pneumonia Walking pneumonia
Rickettsia prowazekii Epidemic typhus (louse-borne typhus)
Rickettsia typhi Endemic murine typhus; flea-borne typhus
Rickettsia rickettisia Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; tic-borne typhus
Coxiella burnetii Q fever (query fever)
Chlamydia trachomatis Inclusion conjunctivitis Trachoma Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) Nonspecific urethritis (NSU) Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Chlamydia psittaci Psittacosis; parrot fever; ornithosis
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