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1

Describe the capsule of Pseudomonas.

2

Describe the different roles of the exotoxins in Pseudomonas.

(Exotoxin A, S, and U)

3

Describe the role of Pseudomonas in CF patients.

4

What patient population is most at risk for pseudomonas pneumonia?

5

Describe the laboratory diagnosis of Pseudomonas.

6

What is the role of pyocyanin?

It can cause intracellular oxidative stress leading to lower ATP levels in cells

7

Describe the characteristics of the two Burkholderia diseases and treatment.

8

Describe the characteristics of Acinetobacter species.

9

Acinetobacter is what type of infection?

Nosocomial!

10

How will acinetobacter grow on blood agar?

Non hemolytic (gamma)

11

What are the characteristics of Moraxella?

12

How would you make a laboratory diagnosis of Moraxella?