New PDF release: Lippincott's Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards (3rd

By Sanjiv Harpavat, Sahar Nissim

ISBN-10: 145111219X

ISBN-13: 9781451112191

This best-selling microbiology deck is now extra updated and high-yield than ever. each one card encompasses a microorganism at the entrance and information its medical presentation, pathogenesis, prognosis, and therapy at the again. Full-color medical pictures, schematics, and algorithms let you try your self, determine pathogens, classify organisms, and get ready for end-of-course tests and the USMLE Step 1.

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Full-color photomicrographs and schematics depict the morphology of pathogens, structural gains, and scientific findings.
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Algorithms on every one card classify organisms for simple memorization.
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His record indicates that he is receiving antibiotic treatment including cephalosporins for an unrelated infection. In treating the patient, physicians check for resistance to vancomycin. 5% NaCl (vs. S. due to high resistance: all strains resistant to cephalosporins, and some strains also resistant to vancomycin. SBE: Enterococci as well as Viridans Streptococci colonize valves previously damaged by group A Streptococci (Rheumatic fever). Infection is frequent complication of biliary/hepatic surgery.

S. , Pneumovax for S. , S. pneumoniae, H. indd 11b LPS (lipopolysaccharide): lipid A + polysaccharide endotoxin component of LPS that causes fever, shock important surface antigen (O antigen) in Gram − bacteria Periplasmic Space: Flagella: • site of β-lactamases, enzymes that cleave β-lactam drugs such as penicillins • for motility/ chemotaxis Pili: • shorter than flagella • help bacteria to attach to surfaces or cells 7/10/11 1:15 AM Staphylococcus aureus (toxin-mediated) Gram + bacteria Protein A: binds to Fc portion of host IgG cocci catalase + coagulase + S.

Indd 22b Study Tip Common causes of pneumonia in: adults (40–65 yrs) S. pneumoniae H. influenzae Legionella elderly (Ͼ65 yrs) S. pneumoniae Gram Ϫ rods H. influenzae Most common causes of meningitis in 60ϩ yrs: S. pneumoniae Gram Ϫ rods Listeria 7/10/11 1:15 AM Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus intermedius Viridans Streptococci Gram + bacteria cocci catalase − α hemolytic bile-esculin negative optochin susceptible optochin resistant S. pneumoniae S. mutans, S. intermedius Painful Osler’s nodes on the sole, from immune complexes causing vasculitis CLINICAL CASE A middle-aged woman presents with low-grade fever and general malaise.

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