Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/11

Click to flip

11 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Mechanism of pathogenesis for C. perfringes?
Cause gas gangrene secondary to to its alpha toxin which is a lectinase, phospholipase C, producing myonecrosis. The lectinase lyses RBC, lymphocytes, platlets and endothelial cells
Two main dieases caused by C. perfringes?
Gas gangrene and gastroenteritis
Pt presents w/ flu-like Sx, adenopathy, ulceration at site of inoculation
F. tuleremia
List 3 K+ sparing diuretics?
Spironalactone
amiloride
Triamterene
List 3 loop diuretics
Furosemide
Ethacrynic acid
Bumetanide
List 3 Thiazide diuretics?
HCTZ
Indapamide
Metolazone
How is Leptospirosis acquired and presents?
Urine from rats and dogs.

The disease is biphasic - abrupt onset HA, F/C, conjunctivitis, GI (3-7d) folllowed by immune period (1-3d) characterized by fever and general Sx
MA of benzos?
potentiate inhibitory action of GABA by increasing Cl- conductance
Raloxifene
Selective estrogen receptor modulator that helps prvent osteoporosis by lessening bone resorbtion
In an allergic rxn, what Ig is made first?
IgM - first Ig produced in any response - due to sequential Txn of DNA
Pt w/ colrectal CA develops septicemia and endocarditis.
Agent?
S. bovis