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Decks in this class (18)

Diptheria: Corynebacterium diphtheriae
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10  cards
Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis
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14  cards
Streptococcus pneumoniae
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32  cards
Actinomycosis: Actinomyces israelii Complex
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9  cards
Nocardiosis: Nocardia asteroides Complex
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12  cards
Tularemia: Francisella tularensis
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18  cards
Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Bordetella pertussis
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12  cards
Atypical Pneumonia: Chlamydia, Legionella, and Mycoplasma
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30  cards
Opportunistic Pneumonia: Acinetobacter baumannii
1) Know that even though this bug has low virulence, it can be very hard to eradicate. 2) Abx resistance is very prevalent, and abx therapy should only be used during infection, not colonization.
11  cards
Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
1) Understand the unique cell wall of MBT 2) Know the stages of the disease 3) Know the importance of adherence to therapy
39  cards
Rhinoviruses: The common cold
1) know relationship between genome structure, its replication strategy, and cytopathic effects on the host cell 2) Differentiate viruses that cause common-cold symptoms based on replication strategies 3) Know symptoms 4) Know why there isn't a rhinovirus vaccine
16  cards
Coronaviruses
1) Know the structural properties 2) Know it's unique replication strategy 3) Know the symptoms and diseases it causes
13  cards
Influenza Viruses
1) Know structural differences and replication strategies of the flu versus other viruses 2) Know the basis and significance of antigenic diversity of the flu 3) Know the names and MoA for antiviral drugs for flu 4) Know diseases/complications the flu causes
25  cards
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)
1) Know bases for contracting HPS virus and how to prevent it. 2) Know symptoms of HPS and its progression to disease. 3) Know the supportive measures to treat HPS.
12  cards
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV), and Human Parainfluenzaviruses 1-4 (hPIVs)
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14  cards
Adenovirus
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17  cards
Fungal Respiratory Infections
1) Know the 3 major systemic mycoses and how to diagnose/treat them 2) Know geographical distributions of systemic mycoses. 3) Know presentation of aspergillosis, its diagnosis, and need for urgent treatment 4) Know the medical emergency of mucormycosis (zygomycosis) 5) Know the protozoan nature of Pneumocystis and how it affects treatment.
30  cards
Respiratory Bacterial Zoonoses: Plague, Brucellosis, and Q-fever
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13  cards

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