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