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Diagnostic_worksheet - MCDB 139 Worksheet #1: Laboratory...

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MCDB 139 Worksheet #1: Laboratory Diagnostics and Treatment Bacteria Diagnostic Test: Treatment/Vaccine: Bacillus anthracis Gram Stain: (+) Spore Stain (+) Pus plated on Blood Agar: -large white colony -Gram Stain (+) rods **Immunofluorescent Abs to Glutamic Acid Capsule polymer Ciprofloxacin (inhibits bacterial cell wall syn) Penicillin (inhibits bacterial Cell wall syn) Vaccine: trimer (PA/EF/LF) with adjuvant (inactivated) Bacillus cereus -not diagnosed usually, no colonization, only ingestion of txn. -self limiting -cipro Clostridium perfringens Pus or tissue sample: -Grow on Blood Agar with No O2 -Gram Stain (+) Rod, spores -Gas bubbles (H2S) and clot formation in milk: -ELISA to detect specific txn (absolute) -debridement -hyperbaric O2 -penicillin (access to site of infection difficult) -anti-toxins (???) Clostridium Tetani and Botulinum: passive Abs. Tetani: vaccination Difficile: Vanco (associated with antibiotic treatment) Staph. aureus -grape-like golden clusters of cocci Blood agar: gold colonies -Beta-hemolysis: hemolysin lysis RBCs (clearing zone)
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MCDB 139 taught by Professor Eardley during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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