General Microbiology - Other Bacteria

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drlsantos0303
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General Microbiology - Other Bacteria
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2011-07-13 20:52:21
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actinomycetes mycobacteria spirochetes syphilis chlamydia
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other bacteria not classified by gram stain; spirochetes,
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  1. What tests are orders to test for syphilis?
    • VDRL
    • RPR
  2. What are 2 ocular finding in syphilis?
    • 1. argyll-robinson pupil
    • 2. interstitial keratitis
  3. What bacteria causes "walking" pneumonia?
    Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  4. What bacteria has no cell wall, therefore, makes it penicillin resistant?
    mycoplasma
  5. What oral medication is given to treat Rickettsia?
    doxycycline
  6. What bacteria causes Rocky Mountain Spotted fever via a tick bite?
    Rickettsia
  7. Chlamydia, an obligate intracellular parasite, causes what type of infections?
    mucosal
  8. The spirochete, Treponema pallidum, is aka _______?
    syphilis
  9. Nearly 90% of interstitial keratitis is caused by what spirochete?
    syphilis
  10. What is the treatment of syphilis?
    penicillin (IV)
  11. What is the number 1 bacterial STD in the US?
    Chlamydia
  12. What is the treatment of inclusion conjunctivitis due to chlamydia?
    • 1. Azithromycin 1g po 1 dose
    • 2. Doxycycline 100mg po BID for 7 days
    • 3 .Ab ung (erythoromycin, tetracycline, or sulfacetamide) BID-TID for 2-3 days
  13. A painless genital lesion known as lymphogranuloma venereum is caused by what bacteria?
    chlamydia

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