24 terms

Microbial Diseases

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
Staphylococcus aureus: Type
Skin and Soft-Tissue
Staphylococcus aureus: Bacterial Type
Gram Positve
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
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
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
Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Bacteria Type
Acid-fast bacillus