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Health Sciences
Course
HSS1101
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Semester
Winter

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Specific Cocci BacteriaStaphylococcus Streptococcus Neisseria Lecture 4 p402 types 3 subtypesGram Positive CocciStaphylococcus 123 Characterized by Grapelike clusters1Staphylococcus aureusToxins Cytotoxins Haemolysins Enterotoxin food poisoning Exfoliative toxin scalded skin syndrome in infants toxic shock syndrome toxin 1Enzymes Coagulase can differentiate BetaLactamase penicillinaseProblems Caused Food poisoning toxic shock scalded skin syndrome nosocomial infections localized purulent infections boils styes pustules pneumonia osteomyelitis endocarditis Carried in nostril armpit perineum hands8595 resistant to penicillinHygeine education etc important to prevent nosocomial infection2Staphylococcus epidermisOpportunistic pathogen found as part of normal skinmucous flora since coagulase negative Can cause postoperative infection after brain or open heart surgery endocarditis after prosthetic valve insertion shunt infection3Staphylococcus saprophyticus Found on skin and in environment coagulase negative can cause urinary infection
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