Nervous System Diseases

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Nervous System Diseases
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2012-11-15 12:11:15
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Microbiology Exam Four
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Nervous System Diseases
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  1. Haemphilus influenza meningitis
    • Pathogen: H. influenza
    • POE: respiratory
    • signs and symptoms: n/a
    • MOT: infection, air
    • Tx: Cephalosporin
  2. meningococcal meningiis
    • pathogen: neisseria meningitis
    • POE: respiratory
    • symptoms: n/a
    • MOT: air
    • Tx: Cephalosporin
  3. Pneumococcal meningitis
    • pathogen: streptococcal pneumonia
    • POE: respiratory
    • symptoms: n//a
    • MOT: Air
    • Tx: Cephalosporin
  4. Cryptococcosis
    • pathogen: cryptococcus neoformans
    • POE: respiratory
    • symptoms: n/a
    • MOT: contaminated soil
    • Tx: antifungal
  5. Tetanus
    • pathogen: lcostridium tetani
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: lockjaw, muscle spasm
    • MOT: puncture wound
    • Tx: antibiotics
  6. Botulism
    • Pathogen: clostridium botulinum
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: paralysis
    • MOT: foodborne
    • Tx: Antitoxin
  7. Poliomyelitis
    • pathogen: polio virus
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: headache, sore throat,, stiff neck, paralysis
    • MOT: ingestion of contaminated water
    • Tx: mecahinal breathing aid
  8. Rabies
    • pathogen: rabdovirus
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: agitation, muscle spasm, difficulty swallowing
    • MOT: animal bite
    • Tx: rabies vaccine
  9. African trypanosomiasis
    • pathogen:┬áTrypanosome rhodesiense, T. gambiense
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: fatal, headache, fever, coma
    • MOT: Tsetse fly
    • Tx: Suramin, vetor control
  10. Creutzfeldt-jakob disease
    • pathogen: prion
    • POE: n/a
    • symptoms: fatal, neurological symptoms, trembling
    • MOT: inherited, organ transplant
    • Tx: none

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