Micro T2, L29 Nosocomial Pneumonias.txt

  1. How many hours does a Nosocomial infection take to be evident?
    72 hours
  2. Name the three risk factors for NP
    • Patient
    • Latrogenic: medical personel, procedure, treatment
    • Organization: facility, water, air, etc...
  3. Three most common NP bacteria?
    • S. aureus
    • K. pneumoniae
    • P. aeuruginosa
  4. Out of the three common bacteria, which is most common for NP?
    P. aeuruginosa
  5. T/F P. aeuruginosa is aerobic?
  6. Two pigments of P. aeuruginosa
    • Pyocyanin - blue
    • Pyoverdin - green
  7. With the A-B exotoxin activity, what is the function of ciliastasis?
    stops mucociliary tract
  8. T/F P. aeuruginosa is opportunistic?
  9. What is required for P. aeuruginosa to be extremely virulent?
    Immunosuppressed individual (burns, CF pts, etc...)
  10. What pts are affected by primary and secondary pneumonia b/c of P. aeuruginosa?
    • primary: inhalation therapy
    • secondary: immunosuppressed (CF, burns, etc...)
  11. Three lung characteristis of P. aeuruginosa infection?
    • Empyema (pus)
    • hemorrhage
    • abscesses
  12. What is the smell of P. aeuruginosa?
  13. T/F When the toxin, Panton-Valentine leukocidin the pneumonia is nosocomial?
    F, with PVL it is CAP
  14. T/F S. aureus is opportunistic?
  15. What are the three predisposing factors of Staph. aureus?
    • Defective PMN
    • Diabetic
    • Foreign body
  16. which is Mannitol fermenting: S. epi or S. aureus?
    S. aureus
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Micro T2, L29 Nosocomial Pneumonias.txt
Micro T2, L29 Nosocomial Pneumonias