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Klebsiella pneumoniae
general features
G:
O2:
shape:
Lactose fermenter?
# of species, pathogenicity:
Morphology:
Type of stain:
colony morphology:
Type of pathogen:
drug resistance:
animals:
Klebsiella pneumoniae
general features
G: -
O2: facultatively anaerobic
shape: rod
Lactose fermenter? yes
Morphology: thickly capsulated
Type of stain: shiny on negative stain - stain background then dye and add safranin - shows capsule
colony morphology: mucoid
Type of pathogen: important nonmucosal pathogen - hospital acquired
drug resistance: multible abx
animals: opportunistic invader
Klebsiella pneumoniae
habitat:
Klebsiella pneumoniae
habitat: soil, water, intestinal tracts of man and animals, wood shavings and saw dust, reprodutive trac
Klebsiella pneumoniae
ntigenic characteristics (2)
Klebsiella pneumoniae
ntigenic characteristics (2)
1) somatic ) antigesns
Capsular K antigens
Klebsiella pnemoniae
Mode of infection (3)
Klebsiella pnemoniae
Mode of infection
21) direct contact with contaminated materials
2) breeding - stalions may become carriers for extended periods of time
3) cows - during milking and possibly when laying down in bedding
Klebsiella pnemoniae
Virulence factors (2)
Klebsiella pnemoniae
Virulence factors (2)
1) endotoxin LPS
2) capsule
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Disease, nature 3:
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Disease, nature:
1) suppurative
2) gangrenous
3) dogs - conjunctivitis and vaginitis
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Disease
Dogs & Cats (2)
Horses (2)
Cattle (1)
Humans (2)
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Disease
Dogs (2)
1) conjunctivitis
2) vaginitis
Horses (2)
1) metritis - leads to abortion and infertility
2) septicemia
Cattle (1)
1) coliform mastitis
Humans (2)
1) pneumonia
2) urinary tract infections
Klebsiella
G:
shape
lactose fermenter?
capsule?
colony?
Pathogen type:
Causes ? in cows?
Klebsiella
G: -
shape: rod
lactose fermenter? yes
capsule? thick
colony? mucoid
Pathogen type: nasocomial pathogen - get from hospital
Causes ? in cows? coliform mastitis