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15 Cards in this Set

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which organism can live in up to 10% salt solutions? also can grow in sugary solutions.
what does s. lugdunensis cause?
severe endocarditis, osteomyelitis, sepsis
which organisms have catalase?
staph aureus + listeria
which organisms are found on animals?
staph aureus + listeria
which organism is G+, cocci, facultative anaerobe?
staph. aureus
which organism is G+, cocci, grows best anaerobically, fermentive?
which organism caused more death than bullets in WWI & WWII?
strept. pyogenes
5-15% of us carry this bacteria in the nose & it is the most common bacteria in throat.
strep. pyogenes
which organism colonizes the vagina (10-30% of women have it), and what neonatal infections can it cause?
- sepsis, pneumonia, meningitis.
what organism can grow in salt conc. 7x higher than tissue fluids and grows in detergents, even 60% bile?
strep. enterococci.
what are the diseases that enterococci cause? what are some concerns?
disease: UTI, bacteremia, sometimes endocarditis
concerns: genetic exchange, major antibiotics-resistance
Which organism is G+, rod shaped, and is facultative intracellular parasite, doubly motile?
which organism is G-, coccobacilli and causes respiratory tract infection particularly in young children?
hemophillus ... well it causes meningitis mostly in young children.
Which organism causes chancroid, a genital ulcer?
hemophilus ducreyi
what is part of the reductive evolution tb-> leprae
• Siderophore production
• Part of oxidative respiratory chain
• Most of the microaerophilic and anaerobic respiratory chains
• Numerous catabolic systems and their regulatory circuits