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Quiz Six Microbiology
Gram Positive or Negative?
9 days to 3 months
2. Three weeks after chancre heals, whole body rash appears
3. Brown tumor on liver and skin
What is the difference between early congenital syphilis and late form?
Early crosses through placenta and appears immediately
Late is through birth canal and shows up ~6 months after birth
How do you diagnose syphilis?
RPR- quick and cheap (not as accurate)
VRDL- Longer and more expensive (more accurate)
Patches that get larger and larger
Not sexually transmitted
Africa and Asia
Attacks lower extremities (disfiguring)
Like Yaws (Attacks lower extremities)
What are the 2 species of Leptospirosis?
Leptospira interogans- get through rodent urine
Leptospira biflexa - humans can't get it
What happens during the 2 phases Leptospira?
early- High fever with headache and chills
Second- Liver and kidneys (can kill you)
Squirrel and chipmunks
Borrelia burgodorferi (lyme disease)
Classic Rash (Erthema mygrans)
Affects what in the body?
Warmer climate (Asia, tropics)
Nausea, cramps, vomitting
Bloody diarrhea, headache, fever, abdominal pain
STD in sheep
Biopsy of ulcer
Trifecta (pepto, antibiotic and proton pump inhibitor)
Spirillum minor (rat bite fever)
Bite heals, then ulcerated one week later