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15 Cards in this Set

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What is the basis of the Lancefield classification system of Streptococci?
Variants of carbohydrate C substances in cell walls
What is ment if a bacterium is pyogenic?
In what bacterium would you find M-proteins?
Streptococcus pyogenes, it encourages adherence to pharyneal tissue and resistance to phagocutosis
What organism is the more frequent cause of bacterial pneumonia?
Streptococcus pneumoniae
What is the smallest free living pathogen?
Q fever; rickettsiae;generally transmitted by contamination of milk
Coxiella burnetii
Potts disease; Mantoux Test
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Most frequent cause of meningitis in young children
Haemophilius influenzae
Friedlander's disease; an important cause of noscomial infection
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Colonizes habitats such as warm water suplly lines and water cooling towers of air conditioners; Pontiac Fever
Legionella pneumophila
Streptococcal toxin shock like synfrom, killed muppets creator jim henson
Stretococcus A bacteria
Child-bed fever (puerperal fever) pathology enhanced by the M protein
Streptococcus pyogenes
Streptococcal pharyngitis
streptococcus pyogenes
Parrot Fever, transmitted by inhaling dust or dried droppings of infected birds
Chlamydia psittaci
Pneumonococcal pneumonia; most frequent cause of bacterial meningitis in individuals over 40
Streptococcus pneumoniae