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14 Cards in this Set

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darkfield microscopy and fluorecnt antibody staining
acid fast stain
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

(and other mycobacterium)
dont stain well bc they're intracellular parasites
no cell wall
primarily intracellular and are visualized with a silver stain
Legionella pneumophila
giemsa stain used for finding
Borrelia, plasmodium, trypanosomes and chlamydia
stains glycogen, mucopolysacharides and is used to diagnose whipple's disease (tropheryma whippelii)
Ziehl neelsen (carbol fuchsin) stain
stains acid fast
india ink stain
cryptococcus neoformans
chacolate agar with factors V and X
alpha toxin that is a phospholipase that degrades tissue and cell membranes
Clostridium perfringens
Streptolysin O, a protein that degrades cell membrane
Strep pyogenes
this toxin innactivates elongation factor 2 (EF2) leading to pharyngitis and pseudomembrane formation
Diphtheria toxin (Corynebacterium diphtheriae
name all the toxins that are secreted by staph aureus
alpha toxin (hemolysis)
beta toxin (sphingomyelinase)
proteins A,B,C and gamma toxin (hemolysin and leukocidin)
hemolysin (hemolysis)
leukocidin (destroys leukocytes)
enterotoxins A-E (food poisoning, NVD)
TSST-1 (toxic shock syndome)