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What is a Gram - agent of respiratory tract infections?
Legionella pneumophilia
Does Legionella pneumophilia have an animal reservoir? vector?
no, no.
Is Legionella transmitted person to person?
no
How do you get Legionella?
droplet inhalation
Name 3 Gram - agents of waterborne infections?
1. E. coli
2. Salmonellae
3. Shigellae
What is a Gram - agent of sexually transmitted infections?
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
What is a Gram - agent of opportunistic infections?
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
What is a Gram - agent of zoonosis?
Yersinia pestis
What is a mechanism of virulence that allows bugs to adhere to cells?
pilli
What is a mechanism of virulence that allows bugs to evade immune clearance?
capsule
What is a mechanism of virulence that allows bugs to resist antimicrobials?
beta lactamases