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33 Cards in this Set

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Is Strep catalase pos or neg?
What type of atm does strep like?
anaerobic or CO2
What do strep look like?
pairs or short chains
What are the symptoms of rheumatic fever?
PECCS-polyarthritis, erythema marginatum, chorea, carditis, subcutaneous nodules
What are the symptoms of streptococcal pharyngitis?
red, swollen tonsils, pus, temp, LAD
What is erythema marginatum?
in Rheumatic fever, redness form center out
What causes impetigo?
Caused by Group A strep, S. pyogenes
What is impetigo?
localize skin diseae, pustule with yellow crust on face and extremities
What is erysipelas?
infection by S. pyogenes, erthema, well demarcated on face, fever, LAD
What causes Scarlet fever?
erythrogenic toxin, pyrogenic toxin
What is the key feature of scarlet fever?
strawberry tongue
What is necrotizing fascitis?
strep infection of deep SQ tissue
What is toxic shock-like syndrome?
s. pyogenes--multisystem organ failure, SPE toxins,
What is the characteristic seen in the cardiac lesions associated with cardiac lesions?
aschoff bodies
What virulence factors are responsible for Group A strep lysing RBCs?
streptolysin O and Streptolysin S
Which attachment protein is increased with increased CO2?
Ptn M--attachment to epidermal
Which attachment protein is increased with increased O2?
Ptn F--binds to fibronectin of epithelial cells
What is the importance of S. pyogenes M ptn?
antiphagocytic by degrading C3b
What do you use to treat s. pyogenes?
PCN, amplicillin, cephalosporins, erythromycin
What are the three pathogens associated with neonatal meningitis?
GBS, E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes
What is treatment for GBS?
PCN, ampicillin, Erythromycin, clindamycin
What is Group C strep associated with?
veterinary infections, college age pharyngitis, sepsis
What is group F strep associated with?
What is group G strep associated with?
pharyngitis, neonatal sepsis
What causes dental caries?
virdens strep, s. mutans
What do virdens strep cause?
endocarditis, sepsis in pt without neutrophils, dental caries
What is the difference between SBE of staph and strep?
Staph is quick, strep is slow
Which bacteria can grow well in Bile?
What do enterococcus cause?
UTI, biliary tract infections, bacteremia, SBE
What does the presence of an S. bovis infection indicate?
colon CA
Which is PYR positive?
What do you use to treat VRE?
How do you tell the difference between s. pneumona and s. sanguis (viridans)
S. sanguis is resistant optochin