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 ...
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... catalase negative Gardnerella species Erysipelothrix species Lactobacillus species Branching Nocardioform GPR Nocardia species Streptomyces species Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Gram Stain Two types Short GPR Long, ... Nocardia will grown on SBA, mycology media and LJ media.
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Identification of Filamentous Bacteria A Simple Approach ... 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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Mycology Mycology - the study of fungi Fungi - includes molds and yeasts. ... i.e. anaerobic (Actinomycetes spp). Some are partially acid-fast (Nocardia spp.) Mycology Dimorphic Fungi: Sporothrix schenkii Rose fever, gardeners often affected. Infection via traumatic implantation.
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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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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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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.)
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Granulomatous diseases of the lung Dr Keith M Kerr Aberdeen Royal Infirmary ... Coccidioidomycosis Pneumocystis Fungi Candida Aspergillus Phycomycosis Blastomycosis Crypococcosis Bacteria Nocardia, Actinomyces Viruses Hot tub Lung: ...
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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) ...
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... Changed Bactrim to amikacin Discharged to complete initial 4 weeks iv dual therapy while awaiting susceptibilities of Nocardia asteroides complex 12/21 sputum had ... CGD (2), chronic steroids (2) Ages 6-63 4 dissem, 1 pneumonia, 1 soft tissue Bactrim intolerant, resistance 5 cures, 1 ...
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Quinolones Drugs: norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, ... MRSA, very active against PCP. Covers Stenotrophomonas maltophila, Nocardia, and enteric gram-negative rods. Exceptions: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Group A strep, enterococcus, Gr (-) anaerobes.
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... Acid fast stain of N. asteroides Nocardia pulmonary infection in transplant patient Nocardia brain abscess Rhodococcus equi Gram-positive, weakly acid-fast rod May be mistaken for a “diptheroid” contaminant Causes pneumonia in foals Present in soil, ...
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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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... 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 ...
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... Bacillus Listeria Erysipelothrix Corynebacterium Rhodococcus Nocardia Tropheryma Bacillus Ubiquitous in soil worldwide Endospore-forming Aerobic/facultative anaerobic Gram-positive bacilli Can be gram-variable Often hemolytic & motile (except B ...
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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 ...
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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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... (Armstrong, ID,1999, Mosby Inc) No Slide Title PARASITIC BRAIN ABSCESS NOCARDIA BRAIN ABSCESS BRAIN ABSCESS IN AIDS BRAIN TB FUNGAL BRAIN ABSCESS (Aspergillus, Mucor ...
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... 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 ...
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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 ...
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Pneumonia Michele Ritter, M.D. Argy – Feb. 2007 ... Histoplasmosis) Nocardia CMV Neutropenic Patients Fungi ( Aspergillosis) Gram-negatives More Special Cases Smokers: S. pneumo, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis Alcoholics: S. pneumo, Klebsiella, ...
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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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Subacute/chronic Aspergillus CMV Nocardia Tuberculosis Symptoms Symptoms are usually nonspecific Cough Fever Dyspnea Skin lesions-bacteria, fungi Nodules-Aspergillus, Nocardia Invasive sinusitis-mucor, Aspergillus, ...
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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 ...
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... 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., ...
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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: On-screen Show Company: University Nebraska Medical Center
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... 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: ...
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_____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 ...
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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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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, ...
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... Bacterial Shapes Result of Asexual Reproduction Binary Fission Cross wall divides Daughter cells +/- separate Snapping Division Inner cell wall ... Enterococcus Staphylococcus High G+C Gram Positives Rods Corynebacterium Mycobacterium Actinomycetes Actinomyces Nocardia Streptomyces ...
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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 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.
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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 ...
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- Plant is under-loaded or sludge is too old – Nocardia Foam - Increase wasting – reduce mixed liquor. Stiff White Foam. Thick Brown Greasy Foam. Crisp Brown or White Foam. A small amount of crisp brown or white foam on the aeration basin surface is an indicator of normal conditions.
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Actinomyces & Nocardia fungi????? bacteria????? ... not fungi closely related to the mycobacteria Treatment A 58-year old lawyer presents in the emergency room with headache, irritability, generalized muscle pain and uncontrollable back spasms.
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Title: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Author: jhorvath Last modified by: Margaret Hunt Created Date: 9/23/2008 11:15:50 AM Document presentation format
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The Acid Fast Cell Wall Dr. Jennifer Coetzee 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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NOCARDIA Genus : aerobic actinomycetes G+ branching filamentous bacteria Subgroup: aerobic nocardiform actinomycetes -Mycobacterium -Corynebacterium -Nocardia -Rhodococcus -Gordona -Tsukamurella The risk of pulmonary or disseminated disease * deficient cell-mediated * -Alcoholism ...
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... 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: ...
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... Enterococcus Listeria Mycoplasmas Mycobacterium Corynebacterium Propionibacterium Streptomyces Actinomyces Nocardia Bdellovibrio, Desulfovibrio Helicobacter, Campylobacter * * ...
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... 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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Lab. Diagnosis of Nocardia asteroides @ Specimens: pus, sputum, tissues @ Microscopy: To see the gram-positive or weakly acid-fast and ... Actinomyces israelii Disease: @ It causes actinomycosis @ A chronic, granulomatous infection @ It affects the jaws, face, neck, chest ...
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DO NOT FORGET Nocardia asteroides Nocardia asteroides is found in the soil. Inhalation of this organism by an immunocompromised person causes nocardiosis. Nocardiosis is a chronic lung infection that may form abscesses and sinuses (mimic Tuberculosis).
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Actinobacteria Often filamentous Lots of antibiotics from this group Actinomyces Corynebacterium Frankia Gardnerella Mycobacterium Acid fast Nocardia Propionibacterium Streptomyces Domain Archaea Hyperthermophiles Pyrodictium Sulfolobus Thermus Methanogens Methanobacterium Extreme halophiles ...
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(Nocardia) Clostridium (Actinomyces) Nonferm Nonlacferm Lacferm pos neg Pseudomonas Enterobacter E.coli Citro Klebs Salmonella Shigella Serratia coagulase hemolysis pos neg a: Strep vir Strep pneu E. faecalis, E. faecium Staph au Staph epi Staph sapro Grp A (S. pyo)
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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) ...
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