Med Micro Gram Positive

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Med Micro Gram Positive
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2011-12-08 23:48:18
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  1. Bacillus Anthracis
    • Gram Positive Rod
    • Aerobic
    • Cutaneous Anthrax
    • Gastrointestinal Anthrax
    • Inhalation Anthrax
    • Zoonosis
    • Treat: Penicillin, Doxycycline, Ciprofloxacin
    • Vaccine
  2. Bacillus cereus
    • Gram positive rod
    • Motile
    • Facultative Anaerobe
    • Ubiquitous
    • Gastroenteritis / Occular Infections
    • Treat- Penicillin, Erythromycin
    • Avoid unpasteurized milk
  3. Staphylococcus aureus
    • Gram positive coccus
    • Catalase positive
    • Coagulase positive
    • Many diseases
    • Media- 7.5% NaCl, Mannitol
  4. Staphylococcus saprophyticus
    • Gram positive coccus
    • Coagulase negative
    • Novobiocin resistant
    • Urinary tract infection
    • Treatment: Urination after intercourse
  5. Staphylococcus epidermidis
    • Gram positive coccus
    • Infects implanted foreign objects
    • Disease- endocarditis, sepsis
    • Nosocomial infection
  6. Streptococcus pyogenes
    • Gram positive cocci
    • Catalase negative
    • Facultative anaerobe
    • Beta Hemolysis- Group A
    • Media- Blood Agar
    • Treat- Penicillin, Erythromycin
    • Disease- Scarlet Fever, pneumonia, Rheumatic fever
  7. Streptococcus agalactiae
    • Gram positive cocci
    • Catalase negative
    • Facultative anaerobe
    • Ferment lactic acid
    • Beta hemolysis Group B
    • Disease- Neonatal (pneumonia, meningitis, septicemia)
    • Capsule- sialic acid
  8. Streptococcus mutans
    Streptococcus sanguis
    • Gram positive cocci
    • Ferment lactic acid
    • Catalase negative
    • Alpha hemolysis
    • Disease- dental plaque, endocarditis
    • Treatment- Penicillin
  9. Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Gram positive cocci
    • Alpha hemolytic- aerobic / Beta hemolytic- anaerobic
    • Capsule
    • Treat- Penicillin
  10. Enterococci
    • Gram positive cocci
    • Gamma hemolysis (no hemolysis)
    • Catalase negative
    • Normal flora
    • Metabolize esculin
    • Optochin resistance
    • Treatment- Aminoglycoside
  11. Listeria monocytogenes
    • Gram positive rod
    • Facultative anaerobe
    • Motile
    • Foodborne Infection
    • Disease- immunocompromised meningitis, disease of newborn
    • Treat- penicillin, erythromycin

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