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what is the most common cause of death in the icu?
septic shock; 13th most common cause of death in the US
most common sites lungs > abdomen > urinary tract
what are the valves most effected in myocarditis?
mitral valve; 2nd is aortic valve
what are the 3 most common causes of neonatal meningitis?
GEL
group B strep > E.coli > listeria
what is the 2nd most common cause of nosocomial infections?
Group D strep (enterococcus)
Most common cause of pneumonia in adults
strep pneumonia
most common cause of bacterial meningitis in adults?
strep pneumoniae
MCC of pediatric otitis media
strep pneumoniae
MCC of nosocomial pneumonia
staph aureus
MCC of septic arthritis in pediatric pts and in pts over 50
staph aureus
MCC of UTIs in sexually active women
e coli
MCC of gram negative sepsis
E coli
2nd MCC of UTIs in sexually active women
staph saprophyticus
2nd MCC of gram negative sepsis
Klebsiella pneumonia
MCC of STD
chlamydia
2nd MCC of STD
neisseria gonorrhea
MCC of septic arthritis in sexually active adults
N. gonorrheae
MCC of diarrhea in Japan
vibrio parahaemolyticus
MCC of diarrhea worldwide
campylobacter jejuni, rotavirus, ETEC
MCC of duodenal ulcers and cnronic gastritis
helicobacter pylori
2nd most common cause of gastric ulcers
Helicobacter pylori
MCC of meningitis in kids 6mo-2yr
Haemophilus influenzae type B
MCC of septic arthritis 6 mo-2yr
Haemophilus influenzae type B
MCC of community acquired pneumonia
Legionnaire's disease
MCC of preventable blindness in world
Chylamdia trachomatis (serotypes A, B, C)
MCC reported tick-borne illness in the US
borrelia burgdorferi (lyme disease)
MCC of atypical pneumonia in teens and yound adults
mycoplasma pneumonia
common in AIDS pts in the southwest(especially arizona)
Coccidiodes immitis
MCC of liver cancer in sub-saharan africa
aflatoxin
MCC of pneumonia in young kids (especially <6 mo)
respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
MCC of opportunistic infection in AIDS pts
Pneumocystis carnii pneumonia (PCP)
Most common infectious cause of corneal blindness in US
herpetic kerititis
most common cause of viral encephalitis in the US?
HSV-1
MCC of viral cause of mental retardation
congenital cytomegalo virus
MCC of aseptic meningitis in the US
enteroviruses
MCC of acute infectious diarrhea
rotavirus
MCC of infant mortality worldwide
rotavirus
MCC CNS infection in AIDS patients
Toxoplasma encephalitis
MCC of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder in Sudan and egypt?
schistosoma haematobium
MCC of seizures in endemic areas (mexico, central and south america, philipines and se asia)
cystericercosis