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trivalent exotoxin: protective antigen, edema factor, lethal factor
Bacillus anthracis
anti-phagocytic capsule composed of D-glutamic acid
Bacillus anthracis
anti-phagocytic capsule composed of sialic acid
Streptococcus agalactiae
anti-phagocytic capsule composed of hyaluronic acid
Pasteurella multocida
Ab toxin that catalyzes the transfer of ADP-ribose from NAD+ to Gi (inhibitory subunit)
Bordetella pertussis
filamentous hemagglutin and tracheal cytotoxin
Bordetella pertussis
exotoxin that blocks the release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction
Clostridium botulinum
toxin causes flaccid paralysis, can be used cosmetically to get rid of wrinkles
Clostridium botulinum
AB toxin that ADP-ribosylates the GTP binding protein Rho, leading to necrosis of the colon
Clostridium difficile
double zone of hemolysis on blood agar, produces hyaluronidase and lecithinase (seen on yolk agar)
Clostridium perfringens
produces hyaluronidase and lecithinase that leads to cellulitis and myonecrosis
Clostridium perfringens
toxin inhibits release of GABA, and glycine, causing spastic paralysis
Clostridium tetani
heat stable toxin Sta, stimulates production of cGMP
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
able to grow intracellularly, produces cord factor (granulomas)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
toxin irreversibly inactivates the 60S ribosomal subunit causing cell death
Shigella dysenteriae
exfoliant toxin, Scalded skin syndrome
Staphylococcus aureus
Toxic shock syndrome
Staphylococcus aureus
Protein A which binds to the Fc region of an antibody
Staphylococcus aureus
M antigen, chronic rhuematic heart disease
Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A)
AB toxin that transfers ADP-ribose from NAD+ to Gs(stimulatory subunit)
Vibrio cholerae