Final- CH 26

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Final- CH 26
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2014-05-18 12:17:10
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  1. Pneumococcal Meningitis
    • CA: Streptococcus Pneumoniae
    • SS: Photophobia
    • VF: Capsule
    • Trans: S. pneumoniae spreads to CSF via trauma¬†
    • Treat: Penicillin
    • Pre: Vaccine
  2. Meningococcal meningitis
    • CA: Neisseria Meningitis
    • SS: Petechiae- purple spots on skin
    • VF: Capsule
    • Tran: Inhaled
    • Treat: Antibiotics in time
    • Pre: Vaccine
  3. Haemophilus influenza meningitis
    • CA: Haemophilus influenzae
    • SS: stiff neck, Bulfing Fontanelle in children
    • VF: Capsule
    • Tran: Air Droplets
    • Treat: Cefotaxime
    • Pre: Vaccine
  4. Leprosy
    • Name: Hansen's disease
    • CA: Mycobacterium leprae
    • SS: Loss of limbs, changes in skin pigmentation
    • VF: Long generation time
    • Trans: Human contact¬†
    • Treat: Multidrug therapy
    • Pre: None
  5. Botulism
    • CA: Clostridium botulinum
    • SS: progressive paralysis¬†
    • VF: A-B Toxin
    • Trans: Widely distributed in soil
    • Treat: IV Antitoxin quickly
    • Pre: sterilization of canned food
  6. Poliomyelitis
    • CA: Poliovirus, 3 types
    • SS: Muscle pain, spasm and then paralysis
    • Trans: Fecal-Oral
    • Treat: None
    • Pre: Vaccine
  7. Rabies
    • CA: Rabies Virus
    • SS: 1-2 months after infection "go mad and die"
    • Trans: Bit wound
    • Treat: None
    • Prev: Antirabies antibodies injected

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