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Diptheria can cause:
Myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium that surrounds the heart muscle), and polyneuritis, an inflammation of several nerves
What causes diphtheria?
- Corynebacterium diphtheria. (Toxin blocks protein synthesis
Cause of otitis media (inner ear infection)?
S. pneumoniae, S. pyogenes and H.influenzae
Cause of otitis externa (outter 'canal' ear infection)?
S. aureus or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Causes of pneumonia (3)?

ONLY INFECTIONS DISEASE IN TOP 10 CAUSES OF DEATH IN US!!!
Strep. pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Pneumovax (vaccine)
80% effective against strep. pneum.
Legionnaires’ disease
agent legionella pneumophila

*weakly Gram negative, strictly aerobic, bacillus with fastidious nutritional requirements
what causes Psittacosis and Ornithosis

*Parrot Fever*
Chlamydia psittaci
Q-fever causation
Coxiella burnetii

*can form endospore like things

eventually leadas to endocarditis
Main parts of influenza type A structure:
2 glycoprotein spikes:

1) hemagglutinin (H) > attaches to host
2) neuraminidase(N) > detaches
SARS

severe acute respiratory syndrome
reported as atypical pneumonia

not as bad now b/c of herd immunity
RSV

resp. syncytial virus
is a pneumonia

*the most common and important cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children under 1 year
HPS

hanatavirus pulmonary syndrome
. The fatality rate of 60% is extremely high

rodent carriers, SW U.S.`
Histoplasmosis causation
Histoplasma capsulatum, fungal spores

Central KY