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1

What is the flow chart for gram negative organisms?

2

What is true about N. gonorrhoeae and its presence in humans?

Strict human pathogen

3

Which pts infected with N. Gon will be symptomatic?

Men

4

What are some of the clinical manifestations of disseminated N. Gon?

Infection of skin

Infection of joints

Neonatae: opthalmia neonatorum

5

What are the two ways N. gon has variation in pili?  (This prevent the production of an effective vaccine)

Antigenic variation: variable carboxy termini

Phase variation: pilin expression (on/off)

6

How does N. gon acquire iron from its host?

Transferrin, lactoferrin, and hemoglobin-binding proteins

7

Draw a diagram of the pathogenesis of N. gon

8

Gram stain is very sensitive and specific in which subset of the population? What other tests must be run in other subsets of the population?

Symptomatic males

Culture must done for all other groups to rule out N. gon

9

When do you start rx in pt with N. meningidis?

Start rx based on clinical suspicion

10

What are the two vaccines given for N. meningidis?

Hib-MenCY (C, Y, Hib+, tetanus toxoid) - 6 wks to 18 mo

MenACWY (A,C,W,Y) - 2-55 yr olds

11

What is most common serogroup of N. menin causing meningitis in the US population?

Serogroup B

12

Tell me about E. corrodens?

13

Digame sobre Aggregatibacter

14

Tell me about K. kingae

15

Tell me about capnocytophaga

16

Que es Pasteurella