Create
Learn
Share

Bacteria overview

rename
lilyo's version from 2016-06-02 13:16

Section

Question Answer
Organisms that do not stainTreponema, mycobacteria, mycoplasma, leptospira, legionella, rickettsia, chlamydia
Giemsa stainChlamydia, borrelia, rickettsia, trypanosomes, plasmodium
Periodic-acid-schiffStains glycogen, used to diagnose whipple disease
Silver stainfungi (cocci, PCP), legionella, H pylori
Carbol fuchsinacid-fast bacteria (mycobacteria, nocardia), protozoa
India inkCryptococcus neoformans
Thayer-martin agar for Neisseriavancomycin, nystatin, trimpethoprim, colistin
Aerobesnocardia, pseudomonas, TB
Anaerobesactinomyces, bacteroides, clostridium, fusobacterium (ABCF)
Obligate intracellularrickettsia, chlamydia, coxiella (RCC)
Facultative intracellularsalmonella, Neisseria, brucella, mycobacterium, listeria, francisella, legionella, Yersinia
Urease-positive organismsproteus, Cryptococcus, H pylori, ureaplasmia, nocardia, klebsiella, S epidermidis, S saprophyticus (Pee CHUNKSS)
Catalase-positive organismsNocardia, pseudomonas, listeria, aspergillus, candida, E coli, staph, serratia, B cepacia, H pylori (Cats Need PLACESS to Belch their Hairballs)
Lactose fermentersSerratia, E coli, Enterobacter, Citrobacter, Klebsiella (SEECK)
memorize