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Pseudomonas, Non Fermenters - Bacteriology - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 2nd, 2013
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Pseudomonas, Non Fermenters, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Opportunistic Infections, Oxidase Positive, Antibiotic Resistance, Greenish Pus, Human Infections, Pigment Production. Are the key points of Bacteriology.
Pseudomonas, Non Fermenters, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Opportunistic Infections, Oxidase Positive, Antibiotic Resistance, Greenish Pus, Human Infections, Pigment Production. Are the key points of Bacteriology.
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Pseudomonas & Other Non-fermenters Docsity.com KEY WORDS • Pseudomonas aeruginosa • Pigments – Pyocyanin – Fluorescein • • • • • • • • Toxin A Opportunistic Infections Greenish Pus Non-fermenter Oxidase positive Motile Hospital infection Antibiotic resistance Docsity.com Pseudomonas • • • • Obligate Aerobe, mostly saprophytic Gram-negative non-sporing rods Motile Majority of human infections – P. aeruginosa Docsity.com Medically important species of Pseudomonas Pigment production Greenish yellow pigment Pseudomonas aeruginosa No pigment Burkholderia mallei Burkholderia pseudomallei Docsity.com Common in the environment • water • air • soil Docsity.com P. aeruginosa and compromised host • Burns and wounds – destruction of blood vessels – phagocyte access limited •Cancer – cytotoxic drugs *destroy the immune system •Cystic fibrosis – altered respiratory epithelium – pneumonia Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a hereditary dise..

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