MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 7
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A cottage cheesy, yeasty smelling vaginal discharge indicates what infetion?
What group of people are most susceptible to Vulvovaginalis?
- Women with:
- Antibiotic use
- Sexual activity
What is the treatment for Candidiasis Vulvovaginitis?
- Vaginal creams and suppositories of:
What is common after treatment for Candidiasis Vulvovaginalis?
Describe the pathology of disseminated Candidiasis:
Yeast invades the deep tissues of the lung, kidneys and brain
What group is most susceptible to disseminated Candidiasis?
What type of Candidiasis has a 40-60% mortality rate?
What is the mortality rate of blood borne disseminated Candidiasis?
What is the treatment for Disseminated Candidiasis?
- Ambrotericin B + or - 5-flucytosine
- High dose of azoles
What disease is treated by Ampotericin B with or without 5-flucytosine, high doses of azoles or echinocandins?
What causes Aspergillosis?
Over 150 species of Aspergillus
What disease do many species of Aspergillus cause?
Where is Aspergillus found?
Ubiquitous in the soil and plants
Where geologically is aspergillus found?
What is the contact rate for aspergillus?
- Though does not usually cause disease
How often does Aspergillus cause disease?
How do you acquire aspergillus infections?
Inhalation of spores
What is the prerequisite for Aspergillus infection?
What groups get aspergillus infections?
- Farmers and Gardeners with underlying immunosuppressive disease
- Cancer patients
- Transplant patients
- Chemotherapy users
- Steroid users
- Low neutrophil counts
What percent of patients with Aspergillus infections either are on steroids or chemotherapy?
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