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MTS130 ch9 Klebsiella pneumoniae

Gram Negative Bacillic Bacteria:
1) Haemophilus influenzae
2) Klebsiella pneumoniae
3) Legionella pneumophila
4) Salmonella typhi
5) Non-Typhus Salmonella Genus
6) Genus: Shigella
7) Escherichia coli
8) Campylobacter jejuni
9) Yersinia pestis
10) Pseudomonas aeruginosa
11) Genus: Proteus
Characteristics of Klebsiella pneumonia:
Enteric-normal flora in human intestines
Factors Effecting virulence of Klebsiella pneumonia:
1) glycocalyx-capsule
2) forms large colonies
Pathogenicity of Klebsiella pneumonia:
1) nosocomial pneumonia (Klebsiella
2) urinary tract infection
Nosocomial Pneumonia (Klebsiella Pneumonia):
1) contracted in hospital ( nosocomial)
2) chronic lung infections
3) death usually in immuno-dericent people
Urinary Tract Infections:
1) often caused by invasive surgery
a) contaminated instruments & catheters
Portals of Klebsiella pneumoniae:
1) nose/mouth
2) compromised integument
Transmission of Klebsiella pneumoniae
respiratory disease
1) mechanical vectors-unwashed hands
2) fomites