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A prominent cause of CAP, symptoms include a hacking, nonproductive cough (Atypical Pneumonia)
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
One of the smallest free-living bacteria, has no cell wall and causes interstitial inflammation rather than intra-alveolar exudates.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Causes "Walking pneumonia" with the potential to develop a self-limiting hemolytic anemia.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Untreated patients develop IgM autoantibodies to RBC's, termed acute cold agglutinins.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
STD
Postpartum Females
Mycoplasma Hominis
This organism that lacks a cell wall is the cause of recurrent urinary tract infections.
Also causes Non gonococcal arthritis.
Ureaplasma Urealyticum

Related to Mycoplasma Pneumonia, infection is associated with the development of urinary calculi.
Part of the normal flora of 60% of sexually active women. Often the cause of urethritis. Can metabolize NH4 and CO2.
Ureaplasma Urealyticum

Tx: Erythromycin, Tetracycline
3Bacteria causing urethritis.
Ureaplama urealyticum
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia Trachomatis
The number one cause of bacterial bronchitis and pneumonia in teenagers and young adults.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Tx: Erythromycin, Tetracycline
Colonies have a "fried-egg" appearance after growth on cholesterol rich media.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Ureaplasma Urealyticum
Dx: Cold agglutinins.
Antibodies to M.pneumoniae cross react with RBC's. If antibodies are present, agglutination will occur at 4C.
These 3 bacteria are urease splitters.
Ureaplasma Urealyticum
H. Pylori
Proteus Mirabolis