Final- CH 23

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  1. Staphylococcal Wound Infections
    • CA: S. aureus/S. epidermidis
    • VF: S.aureus- Capsule, enzymes
    • S. epidermidids- not virulent, opportunist
    • SS: Pyogenic- causes pus
    • Trans: Opportunist, surgical wound
    • Treat: Multi-Drug resistant 
    • MRSA
    • Prevent: Thorough cleaning of wounds
  2. Pseudomonas aruginosa infections
    • CF: Pseudomonas aruginosa
    • SS: Pus w. green color
    • VF: Exotoxin A, Exoenzyme S
    • Trans: Opportunist, burn victims
    • Treat:Few antimicrobial medications
    • Pre: Avoidance, Proper sterilization
  3. Tetanus
    • CA: Clostridium tetani
    • SS: Muscle contraction
    • Uncontrollable spasms
    • Difficulty breathing
    • VF: A-B Toxin
    • Trans: Anaerobic wound site
    • Pre: Vaccine
  4. Gas Gangrene
    • CA: Clostridium perfringens
    • SS: severe pain near wound site, bloody/brownish discharge
    • VF: A toxins, enzymes
    • Trans: neglected trauma wounds
    • Treat: Debridement- removal of infected tissue
    • Pre: None

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