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"colony" in Carville, LA
leprosy, mycobacterium
big killer in US before filtration and chlorination of water supplies
Samonella Typhi
Cytotoxin stops translation, phage encoded
cornybacteria diptherae
death by dehydration
Vibrio Cholera
Dextransucrase = dextran (plaque) + lactic acid = tooth decay
Streptococcus
disease discovered in Connecticut children
Borelia burgdorferi
eucaryote, dysentery
Entamoeba histolytica
exotoxin A/ scarlet fever
Streptococcus pyrogenes
flea bite
Yersinia pestis
foul smelling vaginal discharge, males asymptomatic
Trichomonas vaginalis
gigantic tap water epidemic in Millwaukee
cryptosporidiosis
Hansen's disease
Mycobacterium
heart murmur, crippling arthritis, Gram positive coccus
Staphylococcus
in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue-- some blame his motley crew
Treponema pallidum
In the 1976 convention, 182 contracted this disease-29 died
Legionella pneumophila
Intracellular parasite, potential for infertility male and female
chlamydia
Leading cause of PID
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Lockjaw
Clostridium tetani
may have killed half the people in London
Yersinia pestis
new vaccine targets cervical cancer
HPV
normal skin flora, Gm- has turned into big nosocomial killer
Staphylococcus
oocysts incredibly resistant to chlorine, redesign of water filtration
Giardia intestinalis
painful urination, copious puss, usually will send "the guys" to the Dr.'s
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
pertussis
Bordetella (whooping cough)
protects against yeast infection
lactobacillus
protozoa, STI may get it from the toilet seat
Trichomonas vaginalis
pseudomembrane, death by asphyxiation/heart failure
Corynebacterium diptheriae
respiratory disease, water the reservoir
Legionella pneumophila
rheumatic fever
Streptococcus pyrogenes
superantigen discovery/ characterization here
Staphylococcus
superantigen, will eat your meat
streptococcus