CHAP 21 DISEASE CHART

CHAP 21 DISEASE CHART - TYPE DISEASE (BACTERIAL)...

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TYPE DISEASE CAUSATIV E AGENT METHOD OF TRANSMISSION/ PORTAL OF ENRTY SYMPTOMS EXTRA (BACTERIAL) PSEUDONOMAS * Pseudomonas aeruginosa most common Gram -, aerobic rods mostly in soil in water Very opportunis tic in post burn infections Extremely resistant when in biofilms (cystic fibrosis) Pigment: Pyocyanin results in a blue- green pus Resistant to disinfecta nts and antibiotics Present in water supplies PSEUDONOMAS DERMATITIS Pseudomonas aerugisona Swimming water, hot tubs Enters by skin abrasions Superficial rash *when many people use these, chlorine becomes less effective so pseudomonas can grow, and hot water causes hair follicles to open wider and helps entry of bacteria OTIS EXTERNA Pseudomonas aerugisona Swimming water Enters ear Superficial infection of external ear canal
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(BACTERIAL) ACNE Proprioni bacterium Acnes: **Gram positive, anaerobic rod (diptheroid) Direct contact Enters sebum channels ** Metabolizes glycerol in sebum, and forms free fatty acids that cause immune response Inflammatory lesions originating with accumulations of sebum that rupture a hair follicle **Treatment: -preventing sebum formation (isotretinoin) -antibiotics -benzyl peroxide to loosen clogged follicles -visible blue light (kills p. acnes
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course NURSING 000 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '11 term at Alabama.

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CHAP 21 DISEASE CHART - TYPE DISEASE (BACTERIAL)...

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