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What are the initials for the virulence factor?
Vi
What type of antigen is the virulence factor? (KOH)
O antigen
Salmonella typhi zoonotic or not?
not
4 Salmonella disease states in humans?
Typhi, carrier, sepsis and gastroenteritis
Salmonella typhi no invasion, invasion or lymph/blood invasion?
lymph/blood
Which cells phagocytose Salmonella typhi?
monocytes so they're facultative intracellular paracyte
What disease of LRQ does typhi mimic? (symptoms)
Appendicitis
What appears on abdomen of light-skinned people in typhus?
Rose spots
How diagnose S. typhi?
Culture blood, urine or stool
Treatment of S. typhi?
Ciproflaxacin or ceftriaxone.
Where S. typhi harbored?
Gallbladder
In S. typhi sepsis, where does pathogen migrate?
Lung, brain bone.
Since our bodies make Ab's to O antigen (Vi in salm.) how does S. evade?
phagocytosis protects it.
Salmonella diarrhea bloody?
Yes but apparently not to a large degree
Is S. typhi found in animals?
No. only humans
Salmonella produces H2S? Y/N
Y