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What is your presumptive diagnosis for this case? Pneumococcal Pneumonia* (lung infection) Caused by which organism? The organism the caused it was Streptococcus Pneumoniae What evidence could the sputum give for this case? Cytotoxic damage to lungs is classic sputum would show Gram-negative, heavily encapsulated rods. When grown on MacConkey agar this organism is very mucoid
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Unformatted text preview: and slimy due the capsule production. Is the respiration rate and unequal chest movement indicative of the pathology? Yes, damage to the lungs and the heavily consolidated inflammation would lead to these observable changes. What other diseases (name at least 2) does this microorganism cause? ear infections, sinus infections, Meningitis...
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