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Infection can result in folliculitis, swimmer's ear, pneumonia, and sepsis with the development of characteristic skin lesions (Ecthyma Gangrenosum)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
This organism grows well in water, especially in inadequately chorinated hot tubs; culture results in green colonies resulting from pigments Pyoverdin and pyocyanin, with a characteristic fruity oder.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Causes nausea, cramping, and is associated with the consumption of raw shellfish.
Vibro Parahaemolyticus

Free living salt bacteria is related to Vibro Cholerae, the sx are much milder.
A common cause of bloody diarrhea, particularly in children in close contact with puppies and kittens, which serve as reservoirs.
Campylobacter Jejuni
These rod-shaped organisms appear as "gull-wing" shaped colonies with a single flagellum.
Campylobacter Jejuni
Major cause of secretory diarrhea with life-threatening dehydration, particularly in developing nations.
Vibrio Cholerae
These comma-shaped rods with a polar flagellum adhere to the intestinal mucosa and elaborate an exotoxin, but never invade.
Vibrio Cholerae
Organism closely associated with chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
H. Pylori

also associated with an increase in the development of gastric carcinoma and MALToma.
Major cause of pneumonia in burn patients and cystic fibrosis patients.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
This obligate aerobe requires only trace elements for growth an dis a major cause of nosocomial infections because it colonizes aspirators, water and ice dispensers, catheters, IV lines and even dilute disinfectant solutions.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa