Can be isolated from home-canned green beans. Obligate anaerobic growth on blood agar, Gram positive rods with subterminal endospores.
A 21-year old male patient complaining of dysuria with a purulent discharge. The isolate produced small round gray colonies on chocolate agar with no growth on blood. The isolate is a gram negative cocci, oxidase positive.
Growht on Sabourauds Dextrose agar at 25C. Identification of characteristic Conidia spores which resemble a chickens foot or a paint brush appearance.
Will enter cuts and abrasions throughout the feet and/or associated with outbreaks upon exposure to contaminated water with the urine of infected animals. Patient will experience fever, headache, chilles, muscle aches, and Jaundice. The organism will not grown on Blood or Chocolate agar and must be identified serologically.
Causing up to 80% if nist ascending UTIs. Growth on Blood agar and MacConkeys agar with small round colonies that ferment lactose, Oxidase negative.
Growth on Blood Agar and MacConkey agar, non-lactose fermenting colonies, oxidase positive. Responsible for respiratory infections involving cystic fibrosis patients, third degree burn victoms and swimmers ear.
Slender coiled organisms demonstrated by dark-field examination of material from the primary lesion of the disease found on or near the genitals.
Isolated from a cerebral spinal fluid. Gram stain evidence of gram negative intracellular diplococci, growth on chocolate agar and no growth on Blood. Oxidase positive.
Escherichia coli 0157:H7
Associated with a hemorrhagic colitis originating from teh consumption of uncooked ground beef and other foods contaminated with livestock waste.
Most common anaerobic infection. Associated with teh female genital tract and intraabdominal infections.
Progressive stages of this disease resultes in inflammation of the weight bearing joints and possible neurological complications. The microorganism can not be cultured on Blood and Chocolate agar and is transmitted via trick vector.
Fever, sore throat and enlarged lymph nedes that may last weeks to months. Usually occurs between the ages of 15-25 and is highly contagious. Most common transmitted via saliva and is identified with indirect serological testing of patients antibodies which agglutinate horse red blood cells.