Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections: Clinical Features and Transmission

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What are common symptoms associated with Enterocolitis?

Headache and lassitude

Which of the following is a common characteristic of Klebsiella pneumoniae?

Non-motile rod

What differentiates the stool appearance in Bacillary dysentery?

Grayish white or 'rice watery'

Which of the following is true about Pseudomonas aeruginosa?

Non-lactose fermenting

What is a significant property of Klebsiella pneumoniae?

Forms large polysaccharide capsule

How is Enterocolitis primarily transmitted?

Via the fecal-oral route

What is the habitat of Klebsiella pneumoniae?

Human colon

How is transmission of Klebsiella pneumoniae described?

Spread from the colon to the blood or peritoneum

What is the habitat of Pseudomonas aeruginosa?

Human respiratory tract

How is transmission of Pseudomonas aeruginosa described?

Via respiratory droplets

What is the habitat of Bacillary dysentery causing gram-negative rods?

Human colon

How is transmission of Bacillary dysentery causing gram-negative rods described?

Spread from the colon to the blood or peritoneum

What causes fever and shock associated with sepsis in Klebsiella pneumoniae infections?

Endotoxin

Which of the following is a virulence factor in Klebsiella pneumoniae infections?

Urease enzyme

What is the habitat of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the context of nosocomial infections?

Environmental water sources

What is the role of urease in Klebsiella pneumoniae infections?

Ammonia production leading to bladder stones

Which organism is associated with facultative gram-negative rods?

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Explore the clinical features, habitat, transmission, and pathogenesis of a gram-negative bacterial infection. Learn about the implications of large capsules, endotoxins, and various predisposing factors such as chronic pulmonary disease and catheterization.

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