lab test bacteria genus and species

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Streptococus salivarius

gram+ cocci tooth decay endocardotis

Enterococcus faecalis

gram+ cocci long chain, found in GI tract

Micrococcus luteus

gram+ cocci packets of 4, found in soil, NP, yellow colonies

Neisseria gonorrheae

gram- cocci diplococci, urethral pus discharge, males- prostatilis females- cervicitis, PID

Branhamella catarrhalis

gram- cocci, diplococci, NP, nasopharynx, mucus discharge

Salmonella typhi

gram- bacillus, humans, poultry, egg products, fever gastroenteritis

Shigella dysentariae

gram- bacillus, highly pathogenic, day care centers, only humans

Klebsiella pneumoniae

gram- bacillus, throat, aspirated into the lungs, immunocomprimised host, 10% of all pneumonia

Escheichia coli

gram- bacillus, usually NP, some strains travelers, diarrhea

Proteus vulgaris

gram+ bacillus, highly motile, saprophyte, sewage, UTI

Serratia marcescens

gram- bacillus, nasocomial/ hospital accquired, catherter use, red tinted

Brucella abortus

gram- bacillus, human cattle, goats, pigs, animals= placenta discharge, humans- undelent fever.

Hemophilus influenzae

gram- bacillus, menengitis, conjunctivitis, influenzae

Bacillus subtilis

gram+ bacillus, NP, steam sterilization indicator

Bacillus anthracis

gram+ bacillus, coal tar blood, woolsters disease, spores inhalation, cutaneus lesions

Clostridium tetani

gram+ bacillus, toxin, nerves, spastic paralysis, enters through cuts and wounds, found in soil.

Clostridium botulinum

gram+ bacillus,can goods, sausages, toxins target muscles, flacid paralysis, SIDS

Clostridium perfringens

gram+ bacillus, soil, through cuts and wounds, myonecrosis, fermentation, gas gangrene

Lactobacillus acidophilus

gram+ bacillus, NP, dairy, oral caity

Corynebacterium diphtheria

gram+ bacillus, toxin upper-respiratory tract only, and tonsils, Leathery tongue, chinese characters

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

acidfast bacillus, young and the elderly, alcoholics, wt. loss, low grade fever, purulent sputum, lesions, lungs, interstines, brain

Streptococcus lactis

gram+ cocci, NP, dairy products, vagina

Rhizobium leguminosarum

gram- plants, root nodules, bean family

Rhizobium melliloti

gram- plants, Root nodules, squash family

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

gram_ bacillus, aerobic, blue-green pus, hot tub, dermatitis, UTI

Erwinia amylovora

gram- plants, fruit rot

Agrobacteria tumefaciens

gram- plants, Stem, crown cells, tumors

Staphylococcus aereus

gram+ cocci, golden colonies, abscess (clusters), skin, food poison, pneumonia, UTI, Toxic shock syndrome

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