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NAME:Alicia SamperioCLASS: MicrobiologyDiseaseCommon nameof infection (ifapplicable)Causative microbe (mostcommon one – the firstlisted in your book)Signs/ symptomsHow it is spread(contact,airborne, sexual,etc.)How diagnosed (visualexam, special test, etc.)41PneumococcalpneumoniaPneumococcalStreptococcuspneumoniaeHigh fever, excessivesweating, chills, coughing.Direct contactwith respiratorysecretions.Ex. Saliva ormucus.Urine test or lumbarpuncture.42Legionnaire’sdiseasePontiac feverLegionella pneumophilaCough with blood or mucus,shortness of breath, Chestpain, Nausea, vomiting,diarrhea.DropletUrinary antigen test43TuberculosisTBMycobacteriumtuberculosis.Coughing that last more than3 weeks, weight loss, nightsweats, fatigue.AirborneTB Skin test, chest xray.44PertussisWhoopingcoughBordetellapertussisRapid coughs followed by ahigh pitched whoop, vomitingafter coughing, tired aftercoughing.DropletSwab in nose/throat, chestxray, blood test.

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