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2017 PNLE REVIEW MATERIALS FOR SALE

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Communicable Disease: Causative Agents

CAUSATIVE AGENTS


Tetanus: CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI
Meningococcemia: NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS
Rabies: RHABDOVIRUS
Poliomyelitis: LEGIO DEBILITANS (Type I Brunhilde); (Type II Lansing); (Type III Leon)
Dengue Fever: ARBOVIRUSES (Chikunggunya); (Onyong-nyong); (West Nile); (Flaviviruses) (Common in the Phil.)
Malaria: PLASMODIUM (protozoa) P. Falciparum (most fatal); P. Vivax P. Malariae; P. Ovale
Filariasis: WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI; BRUGIA MALAYI
Leprosy: MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE
Measles: PARAMYXO VIRUS
German measles: TOGA VIRUS
Chicken pox: VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS
Herpes zoster: HERPES ZOSTER VIRUS
Scarlet fever: Group A HEMOLYTIC STREPTOCOCCUS
Scabies: SARCOPTES SCABIEI (itch mite)
Bubonic plague: YERSINIA PESTIS
Diphtheria: KLEBS LOEFFLER
Pertussis: BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS
Tuberculosis: MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS
Typhoid: SALMONELLA TYPHI
Cholera: VIBRIO CHOLERA
Amoebiasis: ENTAMOEBA HYSTOLITICA
Leptospirosis: LEPTOSPIRA Spirochete
Schistosomiasis: Schistosoma japonicum
Gonorrhea: N. GONORRHEAE
Syphilis: TREPONEMA PALLIDUM
Chlamydia: C. trachomatis, T. vaginalis
Genital herpes: HERPES SIMPLEX 2

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