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  #1

i am surprised we dont have this thread in micro. so i start off with this one. hope it is good

facultative intracellular organisms

yes frank may brush sally list's legs

yersinia
franciscella
mycobacterium tb
brucella
salmonella
listeria
legionella



Edited by tolito on Apr 25, 2006 - 12:44 AM

  #2

CApREOcorn from CUBa cant fit an envelope.
RNA viruses
CAlici, Picorna and REo are CUBIC NONENVELOPED RNA viuses


WALK and CAlcium make bones HEP-E(HAPPY)

norwalk-->calicivirus<--hep-E


  #3

Facultative Intracellular Bacteria; "FaT BoY LoST in MaiL"

-Francisella Tularensis - Brucella - Yersinia - Legionella - Salmonella Typhi - Mycobacterium - Listeria



  #4

"rest in peace"

Rifampim/Isoniazid/ Pyrazinamide

{many drugs can be used}
{my pnemonics and qs are original]
{Isoniazid used with B6 to prevent peripheral neuropathy & Tb}


  #5

i've made up this one.. it is based on scientific facts..easy to remember.. smiling face
when and why do you get naked?

the answer also works for the RNA viruses..

The RNA viruses get naked when they want to REPLICATE!! nod

REovirus
PLIcavirus
CAlicivirus
Astrovirus


  #6

nice one raseny


  #7

RNA viruses: negative stranded
"Always Bring Polymerase Or Fail Replication":
Arena
Bunya
Paramyxo
Orthomyxo
Filo
Rhabdo




  #8

nice one blueocean

thanku.


  #9

DIMORPHIC FUNGI HAVE HSBC BANK
HISTOPLASMOSIS,
SPOROTHRIX
BLASTOMYCOSISI
CRYPTOMYCOSIS


  #10

this is for parasites
EAT EGGS - this means those parasite swhich enter our body by means of ingestion of eggs -Enterobius vermicularis, Ascaris
Trichuris


SAN SKIN-Strongyloides,Ancylostoma,Necator- enter the body by penetrating the skin

TrichiMelLa-M-Meat
L-larva, so,larva form enters via meat


  #11

tolito wrote:
i am surprised we dont have this thread in micro. so i start off with this one. hope it is good

facultative intracellular organisms

yes frank may brush sally list's legs

yersinia
franciscella
mycobacterium tb
brucella
salmonella
listeria
legionella




  #12

DNA viruses

HHAPPPy
Herpesviridae
Hepadnaviridae
Adenovirus
Papova
Poxviridae
Parvovirus




  #13

DNA naked virus

PAP smear you need to be naked

Papova
Adenovirus
Parvovirus

All DNA viruses have a double strand DNA, except Parvovirus



  #14

RIP A Rest In Pace Always ( For killed viruses in vaccination)

Rabies
Influenza
Polio
A Hepatitis




  #15

All RNA viruses have linear RNA except BAD ones:

Bunya , Arena and Delta .



  #16

(MY OWN MNEMONICS )
U WILL FIND IT NO WHERE ELSE
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The 2 antifungal flu , flucanazole and flucytosine , can easily flu (flow ) in the CSF and the urine!!


  #17

heart block by

i will block my heatr fromgrinirty Cheap Looking Trouble making Losers

D-DIPHTHERIA

C-CHAGAS

L-LEGIONELLA

T-TYPHIOD

L-LYME DISEASE

Clue high fever slow pulse



  #18

my mneomonic for cysteine requirement for growth:
St. Francis was a brother and Pastor for Legendary Cysteine Chapel.
Francisella
Brucella
Pasturella
Legionella



  #19

here is some collected ones:

Urease positive organisms PUNCH:
Proteus (leads to alkaline urine)
Ureaplasma (renal calculi)
Nocardia
Cryptoccocus (the fungus)
Helicobacter pylori


Streptococcus pyogenes: virulence factors SMASHED: Streptolysins
M protein
Anti-C5a peptidase
Streptokinase
Hyaluronidase
Exotoxin
DNAses


Psedomonas aeruginosa: features AERUGINOSA:
Aerobic
Exotoxin A
Rod/ Resistance
UTIs, burns, injuries
Green-blue dressings
Iron-containing lesions
Negative gram
Odor of grapes
Slime capsule sometimes (in CF pt)
Adherin pili

Streptococcus pyogenes: diseases caused NIPPLES:
Necrotising fasciitis and myositis
Impetigo
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Lymphangitis
Erysipelas and cellulitis
Scarlet fever/ Streptococcal TSS


Trichomaniasis: features·
5 F's:
Flagella
Frothy discharge
Fishy odor (sometimes)
Fornication (STD)
Flagyl (metronidazole) Rx


Toxoplasma gondii: manifestations "My Cat Eats Mice": Mononucleosis-like illness
Chorioretinits/ Congenital infection
Encephalitis
Myocarditis


Staphylococcus aureus: diseases caused SOFT PAINS:
Skin infections
Osteomyelitis
Food poisoning
Toxic shock syndrome
Pneumonia
Acute endocarditis
Infective arthritis
Necrotizing fasciitis
Sepsis


Endotoxin features ENDOTOXIN:
Endothelial cells/ Edema
Negative (gram- bacteria)
DIC/ Death
Outer membrane
TNF
O-antigen
X-tremely heat stable
IL-1
Nitric oxide/ Neutrophil chemotaxis




  #20

FASLE POSITIVE VDRL
SLAP HIM:
S: SLE
L: Leprosy
A: Acute febrile illness
P: Pregnancy

H: Hepatitis
I: Infectious mononucleosis
M: Malarianod

raised eyebrowfor cholera,
COINS
C-CATALASE POSITIVE
O-OXIDASE POSITIVE
I-INDOLE POSITIVE
N-NITRATE
S-SUCROSE FERMENTER


Edited by Drshreyas on Nov 25, 2007 - 8:53 PM




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