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Case 182 - Giardia
Ingestion of Cysts
Seen in Campers
Infects Small Intestine
Signs and Symptoms
Crescent-shaped Protozoa Adjacent to Epithelial Brush Border
Predisposed if Low IgA
Monocytic Immune Response
Rose Spots on Abdomen
Constipation Followed by Diarrhea
Oral Vaccine - Live
IM Vaccine - Capsular Polysaccharide
Salmonella Enterica Spp.
Animal and Human Reservoir
Poultry and Eggs
PMN Immune Response
No Vaccine Available
Non Lactose Fermenter
White on Macconkey Agar
Invades GI Tract
Osteomyelitis in Sickle Cell Patients
Antibiotics Prolong Fecal Excretion
E. coli Overview
Purple Colony with Metallic Green Sheen
Pink on MacConkey Agar
Lipid A Septic Shock
P Pili Pyelonephritis and Cystitis
K Capsule Neonatal Meningitis
K Capsule Pneumonia
H Antigen Flagella
Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli (EHEC)
Produces Shiga-like Toxin
Inactivates 60S Ribosome
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
Acute Renal Failure
Signs and Symptoms
Mefloquine for Resistant Types
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