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What is the causative agent of Pseudomonas aruginosa infections?
What are the signs/symptoms of Pseudomonas aruginosa infections?
What is the virulence factors of pseudomonas aruginosa?
How is Pseudomonas aruginosa transmitted?
What is the treatment for Pseudomonas aruginosa?
Few antimicrobial meds
How is pseudomonas aruginosa prevented?
What is the common name for tetanus?
What are the signs/symptoms of tetanus?
uncontrollable muscle spasms
What is the causative agent of tetanus?
What is the virulence factor of Clostridium tetani?
How is clostridium tetani transmitted?
Anaerobic wound site
How is tetanus prevented?
clean wounds thoroughly
What is the causative agent of Gas Gangrene?
Several species of Clostridium
C. perfringens is the most common
What are the signs/symptoms of Gas Gangrene?
Severe pain near wound site
What are the virulence factors of Gas Gangrene
How is Gas gangrene transmitted?
neglected trauma wounds
How is Gas gangrene treated?
Debridement-removal of infected tissue
How is Gas Gangrene prevented?
Clean wounds thoroughly