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Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • gonorrhea
  • neonatal conjuctivitis
Symptoms of gonorrhea
purulent discharge
dysuria
PID if left untreated
Treatment for neonatal conjuctivitis caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae
silver nitrate eye drops
Neisseria meningitidis
  • meningitis
  • meningococcemia

Xtra Info: CSF sample and look for Gram (-) diplococci
Treatment for meningitis
Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4)
Escherichia coli
  • UTI
  • Food poisoning by O157H:7
  • traveler's diarrhea
Salmonella
  • salmonellosis (typhoid fever)
Xtra Info: S. typhi; rose spots
Shigella
  • shigellosis (bacillary dysentery)
Xtra Info: diarrhea with blood and mucus
Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • pneumonia (chronic alcoholics)
Helicobacter pylori
  • ulcers
Vibrio cholerae
  • cholera
Xtra Info: rice water diarrhea [20 L H20/day]
Campylobacter
  • gastroenteritis
Xtra Info: gull wing appearance; C. jejuni
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • burn infections

Xtra Info: produces blue green pus that burns
Legionella pneumophila
  • Legionnaire's disease
Yersinia pestis
  • plague

Xtra Info: 3 types - pneumonic, septicemic, bubonic; vector - rat flea; sylvatic cycle - wild rats; urban cycle - domestic rats
Rickettsiae
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Xtra Info: transmitted by ticks; red rash; swolen spleen
Chlamydia trachomatis
  • trachoma - eye disease
  • NGU (non-gonococcal urethritis)
  • inclusions conjunctivitis - self innoculation when genital infection reaches the eye
Chlamydia psittaci (Chlamydophila)
  • psittacosis aka "parrot fever"

Xtra Info: bacteria sheds in the feces of the bird and when inhaled causes pneumonia
Haemophilus influenzae type B
  • neonatal meningitis
  • pneumonia
Xtra Info: prevented by the Hib vaccine
Haemophilus ducreyi
  • chancroid
Xtra Info: ragged ulcer
Haemophilus aegyptius
  • "pink eye" contagious conjunctivitis
Bordetella pertussis
  • whooping cough
Xtra Info: catarrhal stage: MILD like coldparoxysmal stage: VIOLENT coughing
Gram Negative Cocci
Neisseria gonorrohoeae
Neisseria meningitidis
Gram Negative Bacilli
E. coli
Salmonella
Shigella
Helicobacter pylori
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Vibrio cholerae
Campylobacter
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Legionella pneumophila
Yersinia pestis
Rickettsiae
Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydia psittaci
Gram Negative Coccobacilli
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Haemophilus aegyptius
Haemophilus ducreyi
Bordetella pertussis
Francisella tularensis
  • tularemia aka "rabbit fever"
Brucella
  • brucellosis aka "undulant fever"
Pasteurella multocida
  • lesions at the site from animal bites
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