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18 Cards in this Set

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requires bacteriophage
diptheria, c. botulism
weakness, malaise, and dizziness, dry mouth.^.'A constipation, and urinary retention. Descending paralysis follows in one to three days with diplopia, blurred vision, photophobia, dysphonia, dysarthria, and dysphagia first, then weakness of extremities in descending order. Disease should be suggested by a combination of postural hypotension, dilated, unreactive pupils, dry mucous membranes, descending paralysis with progressive respiratory weakness, and the absence of fever
c. botulism
Most commonly associated with pneumonia that produces cavities and extends to the chest wall if untreated 50% of patients with infection are immunocompromised, and infection often disseminates to multiple organs
Organisms are "partially acid-fast" meaning that they are not decolorized by a dilute concentration of the acid used to decolorize mycobacteria. Growth only aerobically
food poisoning
costridim perfinges
postoperative wounds
Anaerobic cocci, Peptococcus / Peptostreptococcus.
foot ulcers
Anaerobic cocci, Peptococcus / Peptostreptococcus.
Most common bacterial cause of diarrhea in the U.S.
bloody poop
anthrax, camplobacter
darting, corkscrew motility
camplobacter,vibrio cholorae
2.Usually foul smelling, may be frankly bloody
1. Usually profuse, watery, may be mucoid, bile-stained

May last 2-9 days, but usually 3-5 days
Cornerium jeikeium, e. coli, E. Citrobacter
Most common cause of urinary tract infections (35-90%)
b. Intestinal infections
c. Meningitis
e. coli
Nosocomial and opportunistic infections
e. coli, enterobacter, klebsialla Nosocomial (hospital) infections - multiple drug resistance a problem in this setting
contaminated intravenous solutions
e.coli, klebsiella, Proteus mirabilis
-Urinary tract infections in hospitalized patients, pseudomonas aeruginosa
nosocomial spread, especially among patients with indwelling urinary catheters
providencia, morganella