28 terms

lab test bacteria genus and species

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