Microbiology - pathogen list 1

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Rhinovirus

Picornaviridae - cold, bronchitis

Coronavirus

Coronaviridae - cold, bronchitis

Streptococcus pyogenes

Gram + coccus, facultative anaerobe - strep throat, otitis media, trach/laryngitis, glomerulonephritis

Cytomegalovirus

Herpesviridae - Pharyngitis, congenital CMV

Epstein-Barr virus

Herpesviridae - Mononucleosis

Mumps virus

Paramyxoviridae - Parotitis

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Gram - bacillus, aerobe - Otitis externa

Staphylococcus aureus

Gram + coccus, facultative anaerobe - Otitis externa, food poisoning, scalded baby syndrome

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Gram + coccus, facultative anaerobe - Otitis media, pneumonia

Haemophilus influenzae

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Otitis media, epiglottitis

Moraxella catarrhalis

Gram - coccus, aerobic - Otitis media

Respiratory syncytial virus

Paramyxoviridae - Otitis media, pneumonia, bronchiolitis

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Aerobe - Walking pneumonia

Influenza virus

Orthomyxoviridae - Influenza

Parainfluenza virus

Orthomyxoviridae - Pharyngitis, cold, pneumonia, otitis media

Adenovirus

Adenoviridae - Pneumonia, tonsillitis

Bordetella pertussis

Gram - bacillus, aerobe - Pertussis (whooping cough)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Aerobe - Tuberculosis

Aspergillus fumigatus

fungus - Aspergillosis

Histoplasma capsulatum

fungus - Histoplasmosis

various secondary infections

bacteria - Cystic fibrosis

Escherichia coli

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Gastroenteritis (5 types) NGU, cystitis, pyelonephritis

Campylobacter jejuni

Gram - bacillus, microaerophile - Gastroenteritis

Salmonella spp.

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Gastroenteritis

Vibrio cholerae

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Cholera

Shigella spp.

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Shigellosis

Clostridium difficile

Gram + bacillus, anaerobe - Antibiotic-associated diarrhea

Rotavirus

Reoviridae - Viral diarrhea

Clostridium botulinum

Gram + bacillus, anaerobe - Botulism

Helicobacter pylori

Gram - bacillus, microaerophile - Gastric ulcers

Salmonella typhi

Gram - bacillus, facultative anaerobe - Typhoid fever

Hepatitis A virus

Picornaviridae - Hepatitis A

Entamoeba histolytica

protozoan - Amoebic dysentery

Giardia lamblia

protozoan - Giardiasis

Ascaris lumbricoides

Helminth (Nematoda) - Ascariasis

Necator americanus

Helminth (Nematoda) - Hookworm disease

Enterobius vermicularis

Helminth (Nematoda) - Enterobiasis (pinworms)

Taenia spp.

Helminth (Cestoda) - Tapeworm disease

Aspergillus flavus

fungus - Aflatoxin poisoning

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