Microbial Diseases

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Staphylococcus aureus: Transmission

Enters body via breaks to the skin or via hair follicles

Staphylococcus aureus: Symptoms

Production of coagulase walls, or boils coated with fibrin; can cause toxic shock syndrome and scalded skin syndrome

Staphylococcus aureus: Treatment

Urancomyosin

Staphylococcus aureus: Type

Skin and Soft-Tissue

Staphylococcus aureus: Bacterial Type

Gram Positve

MRSA

Methicillin-resistant S. aureus; major cause of nosocomial infections

Streptococcus pyogenes: Transmission

Secondary immunological responses (sequelae)

Streptococcus pyogenes: Symptoms

Sore throats, necrotizing fascitis

Streptococcus pyrogenes: Treatment

Cutting out dead tissue

Streptococcus pyrogenes: Type

Skin and Soft-Tissue

Streptococcus pyrogenes: Bacterial Type

Gram Positve

Streptococcus pneumoniae: Transmission

Airborne droplets; prevention of phagocytes

Streptococcus pneumoniae: Symptoms

Fluid build-up in lungs; can cause meningitis if invades the brain or bacteremia if invades bloodstream

Streptococcus pneumoniae: Type

Respiratory

Streptococcus pneumoniae: Treatment

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

Bordetella pertussis: Transmission

Binds to lung and trachea cilia, preventing it (the cilia) from moving

Bordetella pertussis: Symptoms

Whooping cough

Bordetella pertussis: Treatment

DPT Vaccine

Bordetella pertussis: Type

Respiratory

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Transmission

Transmission into lowered immune systems from HIV

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Symptoms

Slow healing process; inflammatory respiratory system; multiple drug resistance; nodule formation in lungs

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Treatment

Consistent drug treatment (takes a long time)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Type

Respiratory

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Bacteria Type

Acid-fast bacillus

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