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Which Staphylococcus species is responsible for subacute bacterial endocarditis?

Staphylococcus aureus

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Which Staphylococcus species may cause UTI in women?

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

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False about Staphylococcus
A. All are catalase negative
B.grow in the presence of 7.5% NaCl
C. Prefer aerobic conditions

A. All are catalase negative

Cos all are catalase positive

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False about Staphylococcus aureus
A. Has hemolysis
B. Produces coagulase
C. Ferments mannitol
D. Resistant to novobiocin

D. Resistant to novobiocin

Sensitive sya. S.saprophyticus is the resistant one

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False about Staphylococcus epidermidis
A. All have hemolysis
B. Does not produce coagulase
C. Does not Ferment mannitol
D. Sensitive to novobiocin

A. All have hemolysis

Some do not.

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False about Staphylococcus saprophyticus
A. All do not have hemolysis
B. Does not produce coagulase
C. Does not Ferment mannitol
D. Resistant to novobiocin

C. Does not Ferment mannitol

Staphylcoccus epidermidis does not ferment mannitol

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Coagulase (positive, negative) may cause nosocomial infection/ infection acquired fr health care facility

Negative

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Enzyme produced by Staphylococcus staphyloticus; it destroys Staphylococci

Lyostaphin

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Specific teichoic acid of Staph aureus cell wall

Ribitol teichoic acid

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Specific teichoic acid of Staph epidermidis cell wall

Glycerol teichoic acid

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Exotoxins of Staph aureus cause fever, true or false?

True

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Toxic shock syndrome toxin is pyrogenic, and it may cause multiple organ dysfunction and shok. What enterotoxin is it nearly similar to?

Enterotoxin F

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Why is S.aureus sensitive to lyostaphin?

Pentaglycine bridge

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Staph aureus has staphylokinase. What is the action of this enzyme?

Lyses fibrin

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Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome is mainly caused by exfoliatins. What is the mode of action of this enzyme?

Cleaves stratum corneum

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Localized skin infections caused by Staphylococcus include all except:
A.folliculitis
B.boil
C.impetigo
D.carbuncle
E. Scars

E.scars

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What is the diff bet carbuncle and furuncle?

Furuncle: boil
Carbuncle: "choco na batok"

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Systemic illnesses caused by Staphylococcus include all except:
A. osteomyelitis
B. pneumonia
C. bacteremia
D. Allergic rhinitis
E.meningitis

D. Allergic rhinitis

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Most common facial location of Staph aureus

Anterior nares

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Diabetes mellitus is a predisposing factor of Staph aureus infection. True or false?

True

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What is phage typing?

using battery of bacteriophages to trace carriers in hospital setting or epidemiological studies in the community

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Drug of choice for methillin resistant Staph aureus

Vancomycin

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Staph aureus can be treated by penicillinase-resistant penicillin or 1st-generation cephalosporin. True or false?

True

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Exfoliative toxin (A,B) may be inactivated by EDTA treatment

A

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Exfoliative toxin A is bigger than B. True or false?

False

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Exfoliative toxin A has plasmid DNA while exfoliative toxin B has chromosomal DNA. True or false?

False. Baliktad

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Toxic shock syndrome is often caused by Staph located in ____

Vagina

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Patients with septic arthritis MOST often have staphylococci in what body fluid?

Synovial fluid

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True or false: Streptococci do not require selective media

False, they require selective media

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True or false: Streptococci- catalase-negative

True