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Killer Bacteria

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1.curved shape with one or more twists
5.inflammation of the urethra not caused by gonorrhea; female inflmmation of the fallopian tubes
6.infection of hair follicle; caused by staphylococcus aureus
10.caused by oral ingestion; 3 types discusses, stahpyococcal, salmonellosis; escherchia coli(ecoli)
11.disease of rats, transmitted by rat fleas; death within a weak; mortality is 50-75%
13.short period of arthritis and fever but may progress to inflammation of heart; occurs primarily in ages 4-18
15.cause of colitis and diarrhea following antibiotic usage; chief cause of nosocomial (hospital acquired) diarrhea
17.most common tickborne disease; rash at bite site; then flu like symptoms
20.retain the purple color of crystal violet
22.flesh eating bacteria; infection grows rapidly; mortality rate exceeds 40%
23.honey colored, crusty lesions
25.pustular infection; transmitted by direct contact or inhalation; results in septicemia; mortality is high; spores multiply in the lymp nodes; strikes primarily grazing animals
27.do not retain purple color, restained with red/pink
28.pneumococcal; high fever, breathing difficulty and chest pain
31.severe form of diarrhea; bacillary dysentery; four species
32.steptococcal pharyngitis
33.obligately anaerobic; gram positive; common in soil contaminated with animal feces; results in sever muscle spasms
38.red, inflamed skin; often with streaks
39.starts as a red painful papule then undergoes necrosis leaving tender ulcer with raised borders; rabbit fever; deerfly fever
40.boil; pus sorrounded by inflamed tissue
41.skin cells are infected and disfiguring nodules form all over the body; loss of sensation; derormation of the hand into a clawed form; hansens disease
42.tough grayish membrane that forms in the throat; swelling of the neck
1.transmitted by sexual contact of all kinds; disease progresses thru 5 stages
2.inflammation of the urinary bladder in females
3.fishy odor and frothy discharge; nuisance more than a serious infection
4.infection of the middle of the ear
7.high fever, cough, and genral symptoms of pneumonia; microbes grow in water of AC cooling towers and water lines of many hospitals
8.not found in animals; spread in feces of humans; high fever and continuous HA; diarrhea appears once fever leaves
9.hard round deep inflammation of the tissue under the skin with sypmptoms of illness
12.caused by one of three bacteria; early symptoms similar to cold
14.pinkish red skin rash and a high fever
16.hardening of the inside of the heart; two types subacute and acute
18.infection of the kidney
19.oral bacteria convert sucrose into lactic acid attacking tooth enamel; tooth decay
20.death of soft tissue from loss of blood supply; perfringens organisms grow they ferment carbohydrates and produce gases that swell tissue
21.rod shaped
24.formed in the lungs; weight loss; leading killer of worlds infectious diseases
26.varies in size; binary fission, classified by shape and staining ability
29.caused by rickettsias, 3 different types; epidemic, endemic; rocky mountain spotted fever
30.males experience painful urniation and discharge of pus;females can result in PID and sterility
34.used to identify mycobacterium
35.food poisoning; progressive flaccid paralysis for 1-10 days and may die from respiratory or cardiac failure
36.nonspecific term for a variety of GI disturbances; profuse watery diarrhea, dehydration
37.rickettsia that survives airborne transmission; spread through feces of cattle

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