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one type of bacterial menengitis Haemophilus influenzae occurs mostly in_____
- children (6 months to 4 years)
- gram -
Neisseria meningitis causes _____ and is a gram ____, ____ ____ with a capsule.
- gram -
- aerobic cocci with a capsule
Also called ______ _____, is caused by S. pneumoniae ( a gram+ diplococcus ) mostly in children causing ___% fatality and ____% in elderly
The organism _____ ___ causes tetanus. Is Gram __, endospore forming, and is an obligate ___ .
- Clostridium tetani
- Gram +
- Obligate anaerobe
is caused by clostiridum botulinum and is gram ___
The ____ is causing ____.
Leprosy, also called _____ _____, is caused by _____ ___. This __ __ rod grows best at 30 degrees C. Transmission requires ____ ___ with an infected person.
- Hansen's disease
- Mycobacterium leprae
- prolonged contact
Tuberculoid (neural) form of leprosy is
loss of sensation in skin areas; positive lepromin test
Lepromatous (progressive) form is
Poliomyelitis (polio) transmitted by ____. Initial symptoms: ____ ___ and ___.
- sore throat and nausea
Rabies is caused by the ___ ___ which is transmitted by ___.
Cryptococcus neoformans Meningitis also called ____
is a soil ____associated with pigeon and chicken ____.
Treatment is with _____ and _____.
Amphotericin B and flucytosine
Naegleria fowleri is a _____ that infects ___ ____ from swimming water