Final- Ch 21

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  1. Diphtheria
    • CA: cornyebacterium diptheria
    • SS: pseudomembrane, swollen neck
    • VF: A-B Toxin
    • Tran: spread via air/fomites
    • Treat: Antiserum/Antibiotics
    • Prev: Vaccine
  2. Pneumococcal Pneumonia
    • CA: Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • SS: pinkish sputum/fever
    • VF: Capsule
    • Trans: Carried in throat, opportunist
    • Treat: Antibiotics
    • Pre: Vaccine for 23 strains
  3. Mycoplasmal pneumonia
    • Name: Walking pneumonia
    • CA: mycoplasmal pneumoniae
    • SS: Dry cough
    • VF: attachment, Lacks cell wall
    • Trans: Air droplets
    • Treat: Antibiotics not targeting cell wall
    • Pre: Avoidance
  4. Pertussis
    • Name: Whooping Cough
    • CA: Bordetella Pertussis
    • VF: Capsule A-B Toxin
    • Trans: Air droplets
    • Treat: Antibiotics in Catarrhal Stage
    • Pre: Vaccine
  5. Pertussis (ss)
    • Stage 1: Catarrhal Stage
    • Mild Symptoms
    • Stage 2: Paroxysmal Stage
    • Uncontrollable coughing fits
    • Stage 3: Convalescent Stage
    • Not contagious
  6. TB
    • CA: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • SS: Asymptomatic, blood-streaked sputum
    • VF: Acidic cell wall inhibits phagocyte formation
    • Trans: Air Droplets
    • Treat: Multidrug use over long period of time due to slow generation time
    • Pre: Vaccine
  7. Influenza
    • CA: Influenza A virus
    • SS: Fever
    • VF: Antigenic drift- change in HA and NA spikes
    • Antigenic Shift: concurrent infection¬†
    • Trans: Air droplets
    • Treat: Antiviral drugs
    • Pre: Vaccine against 3 strains

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