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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