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  1. SMU135 said:

    Microbiology and Immunology Mnemonics

    This thread is for you to post your Microbiology and Immunology mnemonics. Please post only Biochemistry and Genetics mnemonics.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Streptococcus pyogenes: diseases caused

    Streptococcus pyogenes: diseases caused
    NIPPLES:
    Necrotising fasciitis and myositis
    Impetigo
    Pharyngitis
    Pneumonia
    Lymphangitis
    Erysipelas and cellulitis
    Scarlet fever/ Streptococcal TSS
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    E. coli: major subtypes, key point of each

    E. coli: major subtypes, key point of each
    "HIT by E. coli outbreak":
    EnteroHemorrhagic:
    HUS from Hamburgers
    EnteroInvasive:
    Immune-mediated Inflammation
    EnteroToxigenic:
    Traveller's diarrhea
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Streptococcus pyogenes: virulence factors

    Streptococcus pyogenes: virulence factors
    SMASHED:
    Streptolysins
    M protein
    Anti-C5a peptidase
    Streptokinase
    Hyaluronidase
    Exotoxin
    DNAses
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    B19 virus: at-risk groups

    B19 virus: at-risk groups
    B19 affects 3 B's:
    Babies (5th disease, infectiousum erythematosa)
    Black Bleeders (sickle cell anemics - anaplastic anemic crisis)
    Bearing Babies [pregnant women] (hydrops fetalis)
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Hepatitis: transmission routes

    Hepatitis: transmission routes
    "Vowels are bowels":
    Hepatitis A and E transmitted by fecal-oral route.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Vibrio: motility

    Vibrio: motility
    "Vibrio Vibrates":
    Vibrio is a genus of actively motile bacteria.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Endotoxin features

    Endotoxin features
    ENDOTOXIN:
    Endothelial cells/ Edema
    Negative (gram- bacteria)
    DIC/ Death
    Outer membrane
    TNF
    O-antigen
    X-tremely heat stable
    IL-1
    Nitric oxide/ Neutrophil chemotaxis
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Teratogens: placenta-crossing organisms

    Teratogens: placenta-crossing organisms
    ToRCHeS:
    Toxoplasma
    Rubella
    CMV
    Herpes simplex, Herpes zoster (varicella), Hepatitis B,C,E
    Syphilis
    Alternatively: TORCHES: with Others (parvo, listeria), add HIV to H's, Enteroviruses.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Gram+: bacterial cell wall

    Gram+: bacterial cell wall
    Gram+ has:
    +hick pepidoglycan layer.
    +eichoic acid in wall.
     
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