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Fastidious Gram Negative Rods

Title: Fastidious Gram Negative Rods Author: Carol A. Larson Last modified by: Jeremy Created Date: 1/23/2002 5:00:31 PM Document presentation format

Date added: September 16, 2012 - Views: 21

Identification of Filamentous Bacteria - Ohio

Identification of Filamentous Bacteria A Simple ... wastes deficient in nitrogen the presence of organic acids FOAMING FILAMENTS Microthrix Nocardia Type 1863 About Nocardia About Nocardia Nocardia Count About Nocardia About Nocardia About Nocardia About Nocardia About Nocardia About Nocardia ...

Date added: February 21, 2013 - Views: 16

Nocardia & Actinomycosis - Khon Kaen University

Infect topic Nocardia & Actinomycosis Nattaya Mangkalapiwat 28 April 2008 Nocardia :History Edmond Nocard, 1888 Aerobic actinomycete from cattle with bovine farcy Nocardia Genus : aerobic actinomycetes G+ branching filamentous bacteria Subgroup: aerobic nocardiform actinomycetes ...

Date added: October 26, 2011 - Views: 98

Nocardia - ชมรมโรคระบบหายใจ ...

Nocardia Living in soil, organic matter and water Animal to human , human to human or vertical transmission has not been reported Extremely rare in neonates but easily diagnosed by modified AFB stain, culture and susceptibility testing

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Actinomycetes and Propionibacterium - Cal State L.A ...

Nocardia, Actinomyces, Propionibacterium Aerobic Gram-Positive Bacilli Form filaments (Aerobe, Anaerobe) Order: Actinomycetales Fungus-like characteristics, branching (like mycelium) Filaments; pleomorphic, diphtheroid, coccoid cells Bacteria (prokaryote) not fungal (eukaryote) Prokaryote cell ...,Actinomyces,Propionibact2012.ppt

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Microscopic Techniques to Troubleshoot Activated Sludge ...

Microscopic Techniques to Troubleshoot Activated Sludge, Problems and Control ... Major filaments contributing to foam are Nocardia Microthrix Parvicella Foaming Issues Major Filaments that Cause Foaming Nocardia Grows only when high amounts of FOG are present.

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Mycology - Austin Community College District

Works well on sputum smears Gram Stain - most fungi are gram positive; Actinomyces and Nocardia are gram variable Modified Acid-Fast Stain - differentiates acid-fast Nocardia from other aerobic Actinomyces Giemsa Stain – use on blood and bone marrow specimens.

Date added: December 19, 2012 - Views: 50

Granulomatous Lung Disease - British Division

Title: Granulomatous Lung Disease Author: K.Kerr Last modified by: User Created Date: 11/5/2000 10:58:13 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show

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The Islamic University- Gaza Report about Nocardia spp ...

The Islamic University- Gaza Report about Nocardia spp. Prepared by Manal Ghanem El-Astal Supervised by Dr. Abdelraouf A. Elmanama Nocardia is a member of the family Actinomycetales (Cont.)

Date added: October 26, 2011 - Views: 22

Gram Positive Bacilli: Sporeformers - Austin Community ...

Gram-Positive Bacilli: Spore-formers Bacillus species Case Study An injured cattle rancher presented with malaise, myalgia, headache, ... Nocardia species General Characteristics Aerobic, gram-positive, filamentous rods, ...

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Chapter 3

Flagellum Flagella staining Which stain would be used to identify microbes in the genera Mycobacterium and Nocardia? 3-10 How do unstained endospores appear?

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Central Nervous System Manifestations of HIV Infection

HIV Infection and the CNS Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D. University of Pennsylvania ... CNS Manifestations of HIV Space Occupying Lesions Toxoplasmosis Lymphoma PML Tuberculoma Cryptococcoma Pyogenic abscess Nocardia CNS Syphilis (gumma) ...

Date added: November 14, 2011 - Views: 69

Clinical Grand Rounds - CareGate

Figure 82-2 A, Nocardia actinomycetoma of the foot. B, Hemisection of the foot showing advanced destruction of the bones. (Courtesy of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Photograph Neg. No. N-77646.) Kaplan.

Date added: November 14, 2011 - Views: 34

Actinomycetes and Filamentous Bacteria -

Actinomycetes and Filamentous Bacteria Filamentous Prokaryotes Actinomycetes Nocardia and related Acid-fast Organisms Actinomycetes Actinis: Ray Mycetes: Fungi Initially thought to be fungi; now known to be prokaryotes Diverse group of organisms Acid fast Acid-Fast Organisms resistant to normal ...

Date added: August 15, 2013 - Views: 19

PowerPoint Presentation

... MRSA, very active against PCP. Covers Stenotrophomonas maltophila, Nocardia, and enteric gram-negative rods. Exceptions: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Group A strep, enterococcus, Gr (-) anaerobes.

Date added: October 6, 2011 - Views: 292

High G + C Gram Positive Bacteria - Dr. Staiger

Gram Positive Bacteria Derek Frantz, Kara Sporik, Jessica Teague, Katie Stevenson, Kent Worthington ... Typically rod shaped Most are pleomorphic Gram positive High G+C ratio Some are pathogenic, but some are very useful Nocardia Gram-positive, ...

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rPA in vitro functional stability - más ...

Changing U.S. Distribution of Nocardia Clinical Isolates: Importance of New Molecular Methods Michael M. McNeil May, 2007 Epidemiology of Nocardiosis Estimated 500-1,000 infections per year Possible increasing incidence due to rising number of immunocompromised patients No national surveillance ...

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Gram Positive Bacteria - UAB School of Optometry

Gram-positive Bacilli Ken B, Waites, M.D. F(AAM) Professor of Pathology Director of Clinical Microbiology Objectives To review and discuss: microbiological characteristics epidemiology virulence factors associated diseases laboratory detection of clinically important gram-positive bacilli.

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Metro Wastewater Reclamation District - RMWEA Website

... Backed up secondary Nocardia foam MWRD Digester Complex MWRD Digester Complex Upset Approach Stop all scheduled process interruptions Control digester feed rate Control WAS / Primary solids ratio Chlorinate RAS to control Nocardia Clean up mess daily until process stable MWRD Digester ...

Date added: October 9, 2011 - Views: 11


... Nocardia, tb, fungi… BRAIN TB Rare cause of brain abscess Usually in immunocompromised Tuberculoma is a granuloma (not a true abscess ) Biopsy/drainage (send for PCR too ) FUNGAL BRAIN ABSCESS (Aspergillus, Mucor ...)

Date added: October 13, 2011 - Views: 140

Fastidious Gram Negative Rods

Aerobic Gram-Positive Bacilli Part II Genital Culture Unit ... The branching GPRs include Nocardia and Streptomyces. * Title: Fastidious Gram Negative Rods Author: Carol A. Larson Last modified by: Jeremy Created Date: 1/23/2002 5:00:31 PM Document presentation format:

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GRAM POSITIVE BACILLI - Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture ...

GRAM POSITIVE BACILLI Clinically important Gram positive bacilli Spore forming Bacillus Clostridium Non spore forming 1.Corynebacterium 2.Listeria 3.Lactobacillus Bacilli w/ branching filaments 1.Actinomyces 2.Nocardia 1.BACILLUS Bacillus anthracis Human pathogen Isolation also considered to be ...

Date added: August 23, 2011 - Views: 89

Actinomycosis - University of South Carolina

Actinomycetes Page 6 Actinomycetes (order) Three genera Actinomyces species Nocardia species Streptomyces species Gram Positive Filamentous Bacteria Actinomycosis A chronic suppurative and granulomatous disease of the cervico-facial, thoracic or abdominal areas ...

Date added: April 19, 2012 - Views: 70

Approach to Pulmonary Problems of Immunosuppressed Patients

Humoral immunosuppresion Pneumococcus H.influenzae Cellular immunosuppression M.tuberculosis P.jiroveci Legionella Nocardia Nontuberculous mycobacteria Fungi Viruses ... Neutropenia following cancer chemotherapy Hematological malignancy Solid organ transplantation Hematopoietic stem cell ...

Date added: May 20, 2012 - Views: 13

Pneumonia - Georgetown University

Pneumonia – Definition An ... psittaci or pneumoniae Legionella pneumophila Haemophilus influenzae Moraxella catarrhalis Staphylococcus aureus Nocardia Mycobacterium tuberculosis Influenza RSV CMV Histoplasma, Coccidioides, ...

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Chapter 24

... 24.6 * * Suborder Corynebacterineae Has seven families with many known genera such as Corynebacterium Mycobacterium Nocardia * * Corynebacterium Some are harmless soil and water saprophytes Many are animal and human pathogens e.g., ...

Date added: January 18, 2014 - Views: 8

PowerPoint Presentation

Actinomyces Lab diagnosis Nocardia Nocardia Lab diagnosis Comparison Fungus like Bacteria Actinomyces Lab diagnosis Nocardia Nocardia Lab diagnosis Comparison (Ray like appearance in granules- ray fungus) Actinomycosis Chronic granulomatous infection Indurated swellings, ...

Date added: July 28, 2013 - Views: 7

PowerPoint Presentation

The Nocardia are aerobic, gram-positive rods and stain partially acid-fast (i.e., the acid-fast staining is not uniform). There are no serological tests, and the drug of choice is Sulfa drugs (Trimethoprim). The nocardia grow readily on most bacteriologic and TB media.

Date added: September 17, 2013 - Views: 9

Timeline - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Timeline. March 08: SOB, cough, pul infiltrates; Idiopathic BronchiolitisObliterans Organizing Pneumonia (BOOP) Dxed. June 08: ... Nocardia. Cytomegalovirus. Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis. Mycobacteria tuberculosis (or M. kansasii) (Pneumocystis)

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Atypical Bacteria - Mt. San Antonio College

_____bacteria gram positive bacilli with wax coat on cell wall wax increases survival in environment Nocardia spp. (weakly acid fast; require special acid-fast stain) nocardiosis: infection of lungs, skin or other tissue Mycobacterium spp. M. tuberculosis (tuberculosis) M. leprae (leprosy ...

Date added: November 23, 2013 - Views: 5

PowerPoint Presentation

... gram-positive rods Some are partially acid-fast Difficult to recognize clinically and difficult to isolate Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, Tsukamurella A. Nocardia 1. Characteristics a. beaded, gram-positive, variably acid-fast (depends on media), catalase positive, strict aerobe b ...

Date added: December 26, 2013 - Views: 4

Gram Positive Bacillus - Collin College

Gram Positive Bacillus Medically Important GPR Bacillus Clostridium Listeria Erysipelothrix Lactobacillus Actinobacteria Streptomyces Proprionibacterineae Corynebacterium Nocardia Mycobacterium Bacillus anthracis Characterisitics GPR FA Capsule Spore: central endospore Nonmotile Reservoir ...

Date added: June 27, 2012 - Views: 23

Bacterial Classification - Collin College

Bacterial Classification Taxonomy and Characteristics Prokaryotes Domain Archaea [ancient ... proteins Microbes and the Immune System Corynebacterium Nocardia M.tb Ehrlichia Pseudomonas Campylobacter Helicobacter Treponema Chlamydia Borrelia * * E. coli Corynebacterium Actinomyces Vibrio ...

Date added: October 23, 2011 - Views: 144

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... Nocardia Nocardia asteroides causes bronchopulmonary disease that can spread to the skin and CNS Nocardia brasiliensis causes cutaneous disease Nocardia Acid-fast stain of Nocardia asteroides in expectorated sputum Gram stain of Nocardia asteroides in expectorated sputum ...

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Operational Problems - Fox Valley Operators Association

Troubleshooting Activated Sludge Problems. Jim Winslade – Adjunct Instructor ERTC -SIUE. ... - Plant is under-loaded or sludge is too old – Nocardia Foam - Increase wasting – reduce mixed liquor. Stiff White Foam. Thick Brown Greasy Foam.

Date added: November 27, 2011 - Views: 12

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections - University of South Carolina

... Bartonella Lung and /or CNS involvement – Nocardia, endemic mycoses, mycobacteria FEVER AND RASH: IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS History must include risk factor assessment – concurrent diseases, medication, travel, ...

Date added: October 1, 2011 - Views: 122

PowerPoint Presentation

... actinomycoses Nocardia brasiliensis causes pulmonary disease similar to TB. Foundations in Microbiology Sixth Edition Chapter 19 The Gram-Positive Bacilli of Medical Importance Medically Important Gram-Positive Bacilli Three general groups: ...

Date added: October 10, 2011 - Views: 94

Case Study # - University of Pittsburgh

Answer Nocardia species are widely distributed in the environment. The usual route of infection is by inhalation and pulmonary involvement, with subsequent spread to other sites. Nocardia asteroides complex accounts for approximately 80% of cases of noncutaneous invasive disease.

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The Acid Fast Cell Wall - University of the Witwatersrand

Definition Cell wall that retains carbol fuchsin dye in the presence of acid alcohol Stains use in lab to detect acid fastness: ... Nocardia species Nocardia asteroides And many more Structure of an Acid Fast Cell Wall 3 major molecules: ...

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Dr. Mansoureh Togha Professor of Neurology Tehran University of Medical sciences * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * CT scan (A),CXR (B) from : multiple abscesses : Nocardia farcinica CNS : BRAIN ABSCESS Insidious presentations : mistaken for neoplasia !!!

Date added: November 26, 2012 - Views: 9

Actinomyces and Nocardia - HUST

Actinomyces & Nocardia fungi????? bacteria????? Seem to be higher than bacteria: filamentous forms, 0.5 to 0.8 microns in diameter, which appear to branch aerial mycelia in culture clinical manifestations similar to those of a systemic fungal infection Actinomyces G+ rod frequently branches ...

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Microbes and diseases: what to study-1

Other G+ -2 Partially to totally filamentous bacteria Nocardia asteroides Causes skin and lung disease Filamentous cells with pus, draining Acid fast Actinomycetes Large group of filamentous bacteria Mostly environmental, source of geosmin, ...

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Chapter 3

... Gram stain so useful? 3-9 Acid-Fast Stain Stained waxy cell wall is not decolorized by acid-alcohol Mycobacterium Nocardia Color of Acid-fast Color of Non–Acid-fast Primary stain: Carbolfuchsin Red Red Decolorizing agent: ...

Date added: October 6, 2011 - Views: 30

Actinomycosis - Download Center

Actinomycosis Definition: Is a chronic infection, commonly involves head and Neck region. ... (sulfur granules can be seen in nocardia infections but those are acid fast) Wt. loss Rarely with cervical lymphadenopathy. . Actinomycosis ...

Date added: May 22, 2012 - Views: 22

PowerPoint Presentation

... Enterococcus Listeria Mycoplasmas Mycobacterium Corynebacterium Propionibacterium Streptomyces Actinomyces Nocardia Bdellovibrio, Desulfovibrio Helicobacter, Campylobacter * * ...

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Adult Neck Masses - Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center

Adult Neck Masses Justin Dumouchel 9/14/05 Anatomy ... (suspect TB or Nocardia) 3) node that has enlarged concomitant with a change in the systemic systems, 4 ... mass Indications for FNA Imaging techniques Why should imaging occur prior to endoscopic guided biopsies in unknown neck mass?

Date added: March 15, 2012 - Views: 87

PowerPoint Presentation - Principles and Definitions

... used primarily in urinary tract and Nocardia infections. Resistance - Common Combination therapy - The sulfonamides are used in combination with trimethoprim; this combination blocks two distinct steps in folic acid metabolism and prevents the emergence of resistant strains.

Date added: April 25, 2012 - Views: 78

PowerPoint Presentation

... Acute Inflammation Infectious Process,Nocardia spp. (negative for AFB, PCP) CASE 4 ANSWER Hysterectomy: Adenocarcinoma, endometrioid type with focal squamous differentiation, FIGO II arising in an endometrial polyp without myometrial invasion CASE 5 ANSWER FNA Dx: ...

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The Complexity of Damp Indoor Spaces - Toxic encephalopathy

Allergy 60:1482-92. #22 Actinomycetes Streptomyces – Up to 13 different species Nocardia, at least two species Mycobacterium – Several different species. #23 Streptomyces and Toxicity Three Key Papers Huttunen et al (2004) ...

Date added: September 7, 2012 - Views: 19

Slide 1

Nocardia @ Found as saprophytes in the soil. Infection occurs by inhaling spores. Species: @ N ... Actinomyces israelii Disease: @ It causes actinomycosis @ A chronic, granulomatous infection @ It affects the jaws, face, neck, chest abdomen, pelvis, brain, and lungs. ...

Date added: March 31, 2014 - Views: 6