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  1. Vesicles
    small fluid filled lesion

    ex blister
  2. Abscess
    localized region of pus surrounded by inflammed tissue

    ex hair follicle infection/boil
  3. Pustules
    a raised lesion that contains pus due to invasive microorganisms
  4. Cellulitis
    inflammation of the cells, a potentially dangerous bacteria infection of the cells/skin

    skin appears red, swollen, skin is hot and tender to touch, may spread rapidly, very dangerous infection to have
  5. Myositis
    inflammation of the skeletal or voluntary muscle, muscles that you have control over

    occurs due to injury, trauma directly to muscle or result of autoimmune disorder
  6. Necrotizing
    fasciiitis
    known as flesh eating bacteria, rare infection of the deeper layers of the skin
  7. S. aureus
    • Hair Follicle Infections - skin
    • Scalded Skin Syndrome - skin 
    • Staphylococcal Wound Infection - skin
  8. Streptococcus pyogenes
    • Streptococcal Impetigo - skin
    • ‘Flesh-Eating’Streptococcal Infection - skin
  9. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infections

    -burn patients, green sheen
  10. Warts(Papillomas)
    •Papilloma viruses
  11. Chickenpox/Shingles
    Varicella-zoster virus (VZV)
  12. Shingles
    caused by Herpes Zoster
  13. Tineas (ringworm)
    Causative agent: dermatophytes

    circular scaly rash
  14. Blood brain barrier
    is a membranic structure that acts to protect the brain from chemicals in the blood while allowing essential elements to go through
  15. Cerebrospinal
    fluid
    fluid that is going to surround, cushion and protect the brain and spinal cord
  16. Meningococcal
    Meningitis

    disease of nervous system
    •Causative Agent:  Neisseria meningitidis

    through respiratory droplets
  17. Other Causes of Bacterial Meningitis

    disease of nervous system
    •Haemophilus influenzae

    •Streptococcus pneumoniae
  18. Botulism

    disease of nervous system
    •Causative agent: Clostridium botulinum

    produce neurotoxin
  19. Tetanus
    (“Lockjaw”)

    disease of nervous system
    •Causative agent:  Clostridium tetani

    Exotoxin

    • Puncture
    • wounds
  20. Rabies

    disease of nervous system
    •Rabies virus
  21. Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis

    disease of nervous system
    •Causative agent: Cryptococcus neoformans

    forms HUGE capsule
  22. Toxoplasmosis

    disease of nervous system
    •Causative agent: Toxoplasma gondii

    cysts in cat liter box

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