Quiz #4

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Quiz #4
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2010-04-21 00:25:09
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  1. Staphylococcus aureus
    • - blood poisioning
    • - wound infections
    • - penumonia

    • 60% strains - resistant to methicllin
    • Some poised fro resistance to all antibiotics
  2. Acinetobacter
    • - blood poisioing
    • - in patients w/compromised immunity
  3. Enterococcus faecalis
    • blood poisioning, UTI and wound infection
    • - in patients w/compromised immunity
    • - some multi drug resistant strains are untreatable
  4. Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    • gonorrhea
    • - mulit drug resistant now
    • - limits tx to cephalosporin only
  5. Hameophilus influenzae
    • pneumonia, ear infecitons, meningitis
    • - esp in children

    now largely preventable w/vaccines
  6. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • tuberculosis
    • - some multi drug resistnat strains untreatable
  7. Escherichia coli
    • UTI infection, blood poisioniing, diarrhea, kidney failure
    • - some strains that cause UTI infections = multi drug resistant
  8. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • blood poisioning, pneumonia
    • - esp people w/cystic fibrosis or compromised immunity
    • - some multi drug resistant strain are untreatable
  9. Shigella dysenteriae
    • dysentry (bloody diarrhea)
    • - resistant strains led to epidemic
    • - can only be treated by expensive flouroquinolonoes
    • - not available in developing countries
  10. Streptococcus penumoniae
    • - blood poisioning
    • - middle ear infection
    • - pneumonia
    • - meningitis

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