MICRO FINAL REVIEW

Card Set Information

Author:
jesssnod
ID:
10201
Filename:
MICRO FINAL REVIEW
Updated:
2010-03-12 20:29:54
Tags:
NERVOUS SYSTEM
Folders:

Description:
DISEASES
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user jesssnod on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Haemophilus influenzae meningitis
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: H. influenzae- aerobic gram-negative
    • Portal of Entry: Respiratory Tract
  2. Meningococcal meningitis
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: Neisseria meningitidis- aerobic gram-negative bacterium with polysaccharide capsule that is important to its virulence
    • Portal of Entry: Respiratory Tract
    • rash that does not fade
  3. Pneumococcal meningitis
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: Streptococcus pneumoniae- gram-positive, encapsulated diplococcus
    • Portal of Entry: Respiratory Tract
  4. Listeriosis
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: Listeria monocytogenes- gram-positive rod, one of the few pathogens capable of growth at refrigerator temperatures
    • Portal of Entry: mouth
    • mostly foodborne
  5. Cryptococcosis
    • Fungal
    • Pathogen: Cryptococcus neoformans
    • Portal of Entry: Respiratory Tract
    • Method of Transmission: inhaling soil contaminated with spores
  6. Western equine encepahlitis
    • Arboviral Encephalitis
    • Mosquito Vector: Culex
    • Reservoir: Birds, horses
  7. Eastern equine encephalitis
    • Arboviral Encephalitis
    • Mosquito Vector: Aedes, Culiseta
    • Reservoir: Birds, horses
  8. St. Louis encephalitis
    • Arboviral Encephalitis
    • Mosquito Vector: Culex
    • Reservoir: Birds
  9. California encephalitis
    • Arboviral Encephalitis
    • Mosquito Vector: Aedes
    • Reservoir: Small mammals
  10. West Nile encepahlitis
    • Arboviral Encephalitis
    • Mosquito Vector: Culex
    • Reservoir: Birds, large mammals
  11. Tetanus
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: Clostridium tetani- obligately anaerobic, endospore-forming, gram-positive rod
    • Method of Transmission: Puncture wound
    • lockjaw
  12. Botulism
    • Bacterial
    • Pathogen: Clostridium botulinum- obligately anaerobic, endospore forming, gram-positive rod found in soil and many aquatic sediments, produces exotoxin
    • Method of Transmission: foodborne intoxication
    • flaccid paralysis
  13. Poliomyelitis
    • Viral
    • Pathogen: Poliovirus
    • Method of Transmission: ingesting contaminated water
    • asymptomatic, can cause paralysis of respiratory tract
  14. Rabies
    • Viral
    • Pathogen: Lyssavirus
    • Method of Tranmission: Animal bite
    • almost always results in fatal encephalitis
  15. African Trypanosomiasis
    • Protozoan
    • Pathogen: Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense (flagellates)
    • Method of Transmission: Tsetse fly
    • fatal infection
  16. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Pathogen: PRION
  17. Kuru
    Pathogen: PRION

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview