Microbiology Chapter 20 & 21

  1. Acinetobacter baumanii
    soil and water microbe, highly resistant, recently caused many nosocomial infections of wounds, lungs and urinary tract
  2. Brucellosis/undulant fever
    zoonosis transmitted to humans from animals.products, causes severe fever, caused by Brucella abortus (from cattle) and Brucella suis (from pigs)
  3. pertussis/whooping cough
    caused by Bordetella pertussis, an acute respiratory syndrome
  4. Legionella spp.
    causes legionnaires' disease, pulmonary infections
  5. plague
    zoonotic disease caused by Yersinia pestis
  6. Haemophilus influenzae
    causes conjunctivitis (pinkeye) and bacterial meningitis in humans (like Nisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae), previously known as H, aegypticus
  7. coliform enterics
    ferment lactose rapidly (within 48 hrs), Escherichia coli, Enterobacter, Klebsiella, Citrobacter, Serratia
  8. non-coliform enterics
    non-lactose or slow fermenters, Proteus spp.
  9. True pathogenic enterics
    Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever), Salmonella typhimurium, Shigella dysenteriae (dysentery and shigellosis), Salmonella enteritidis
  10. Treponema pallidum
    Spirochete that causes the STD syphilis, form chancres in primary stage
  11. Vibro cholerae
    comma shaped, cause cholera
  12. Borrelia burgdorferi
    causes lyme disease, transmitted by Ixodes ticks, largest of the Spirochetes
  13. Campylobacter jejuni
    leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide
  14. Rickettsia typhi
    murine typhus
  15. Rickettsia prowazekii
    epidemic typhus
  16. Rickettsia rickettsii
    Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  17. Chlamydia trachomatis
    causes chlamydiosis
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Microbiology Chapter 20 & 21
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