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Cervicofacial swelling is caused by this filamentous Gram +ve organism
Actinomyces israelii
Inoculation of this microbe causes a painless black eschar on the skin
Bacillus anthracis
Gram +ve endospore former that grows well in air
Bacillus anthracis
Inhalation of this microbe leads to hemorrhagic mediastinitis and pulmonary edema
Bacillus anthracis
Has a poly-D-glutamate polypeptide capsule
Bacillus anthracis
Gram +ve organism with a heat stable enterotoxin
Bacillus cereus
Causes food poisoning from starchy food, especially rice
Bacillus cereus
Gram +ve organism whose toxin increases intracellular cAMP to cause edema
Bacillus anthracis
This organism is identified on Regan-Lowe media
Bordetella pertussis
Contains a tracheal cytotoxin that inhibits respiratory epithelial cilia
Bordetella pertussis
Causes short, repetitive coughs that ending in a gasp, often with vomiting
Bordetella pertussis
A Gram -ve whose toxin increases cAMP levels in the respiratory mucosa
Bordetella pertussis
Beef farmer has an undulating fever and drenching night sweats caused by this
Brucella abortus
The leading bacterial cause of Guillain-Barrè syndrome
Campylobacter jejuni
Diarrhea + blood and pus from undercooked chicken. This microbe grows at 42°C
Campylobacter jejuni
This organisms toxin blocks the release of acetylcholine from nerve cells
Clostridium botulinum
Gram +ve that causes trismus and opisthotonos
Clostridium tetani
Has a neurotoxin that causes flaccid paralysis
Clostridium botulinum
Causes floppy baby syndrome from ingestion of contaminated honey
Clostridium botulinum
A food-borne illness from inadequately home-canned foods
Clostridium botulinum
Contains an alpha-toxin, a lecithinase that destroys eukaryotic membranes
Clostridium perfringens
Causes myonecrosis with gas production
Clostridium perfringens
Causes Gram +ve food poisoning from reheated meat - watery diarrhea, no vomiting
Clostridium perfringens
Its toxin blocks the release of GABA and glycine from inhibitory motor nerves
Clostridium tetani
A Gram +ve organism with round, terminal endospores
Clostridium tetani
Causes exudative pharyngitis and a thick, dirty white pseudomembrane
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
The patient appears bull-necked from the exotoxin effects of this organism
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Produces black-brown colonies on tellurite medium
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Gram +ve whose toxin ADP-ribosylates eukaryotic EF-2, inhibiting protein synthesis
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
A club-shaped organism that forms angular pairs
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Causes an ulcerating papule and fever after skinning a rabbit
Francisella tularensis
A spindle-shaped anaerobe that causes intestinal abscesses
Fusobacterium
Associated with clue cells and gives a +ve amine test
Gardnerella vaginalis
Pleomorphic, Gram –ve organisms that requires factors from lysed blood
Haemophilus
A Gram -ve bacilli that causes painful genital ulcers
Haemophilus ducreyi
Epiglottitis in a child, with drooling, inspiratory stridor, and cherry-red epiglottis
Haemophilus influenzae type b
An encapsulated organism that causes purulent meningitis in susceptible babies
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Gram -ve organism that causes pink eye and requires chocolate agar to grow
H. influenzae var. aegypticus
Motile Gram -ve organism that is urease and oxidase +ve
Helicobacter pylori
Associated with MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma
Helicobacter pylori
Cause of Pontiac fever
Legionella pneumophila
Common source exposure causes necrotizing pneumonia, grows on BCYE
Legionella pneumophila
Gram +ve with a pore-forming toxin
Listeria monocytogenes
Gram +ve food poisoning from refrigerated soft cheese or deli meat
Listeria monocytogenes
A Gram +ve microbe that causes meningitis in renal transplant patients
Listeria monocytogenes
This Gram +ve organism that has actin-directed motility
Listeria monocytogenes
Contains P pili for adhering to urogenital epithelium
UPEC Escherichia coli
A facultative anaerobe that causes cellulitis after cat bite
Pasteurella multocida
An anaerobe that produces melanin and causes gingivitis
Porphyromonas gingivalis
This organism causes cellulitis with blue-green pus
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Hardy Gram -ve organism with green pigment that can grow on soap
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Gram -ve whose toxin ADP-ribosylates eukaryotic EF-2, inhibiting protein synthesis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Oxidase +ve organism that is isolated on TCBS/alkaline medium
Vibrio cholerae
Comma-shaped with toxin that increases cellular cAMP, causing watery diarrhea
Vibrio cholerae
Causes cellulitis in a cut from shucking contaminated oysters
Vibrio vulnificus