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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

Date added: October 20, 2012 - Views: 30

Identification of Filamentous Bacteria - Ohio

... 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 About Nocardia Most Important!

Date added: February 21, 2013 - Views: 16

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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Fastidious Gram Negative Rods

Streptomyces is acid-fast negative and Nocardia is partially acid-fast positive BAP, growth at 2 days Gram Stain Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Motility Tube: ...

Date added: September 16, 2012 - Views: 15

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: 94

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

Microscopic Techniques to Troubleshoot Activated Sludge ...

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. Feed on FOG on the surface of the basin and produce a particle surfactant foam.

Date added: November 8, 2012 - Views: 25

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: 48

Central Nervous System Manifestations of HIV Infection

... Cefotaxime 2 gm Q4H and metronidazole 500 mg Q6H Treat for several months until CT scan is normal or looks inactive Nocardia Nocardia brain abscess Presents like other brain abscesses, ...

Date added: November 14, 2011 - Views: 67

Granulomatous Lung Disease - British Division

... Coccidioidomycosis Pneumocystis Fungi Candida Aspergillus Phycomycosis Blastomycosis Crypococcosis Bacteria Nocardia, Actinomyces Viruses Hot tub Lung: an unusual manifestation of mycobacterial ‘infection’ Non-tuberculous organisms: ...

Date added: October 8, 2011 - Views: 49

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: 291

Gram Positive Bacilli: Sporeformers - Austin Community ...

... Nocardia species General Characteristics Aerobic, gram-positive, filamentous rods, sometimes resembling branched hyphae Weakly acid-fast and may stain gram-variable Morphologically resemble fungi, ...

Date added: October 16, 2011 - Views: 69

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 ...

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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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Transplantation Aspergillus spp., Candida spp., Mucorales, Enterobacteriaceae, Nocardia spp., Toxoplasma gondii HIV infection Toxoplasma gondii, Nocardia spp., Mycobacterium spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Cryptococcus neoformans PPID, 2000 MICROBIOLOGY OF BRAIN ABSCESS ...

Date added: October 13, 2011 - Views: 137

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: 33

Gram Positive Bacteria - University of Alabama at Birmingham

... 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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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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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: 64

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: 83

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: 10

Chapter 24

... Nocardia, Frankia, and Streptomyces) Play important role in mineralization of organic matter Source of many antibiotics e.g. Streptomycin, Rifamycins, Lincomycin A few are pathogens: e.g. Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Mycobacterium sp. ...

Date added: January 18, 2014 - Views: 5

Pneumonia - Georgetown University

... Nocardia CMV Neutropenic Patients Fungi ( Aspergillosis) Gram-negatives More Special Cases Smokers: S. pneumo, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis Alcoholics: S. pneumo, Klebsiella, anaerobes IV Drug User: S. aureus, Pneumocystis, anaerobes Splenectomy: ...

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High G + C Gram Positive Bacteria - Dr. Staiger

Arial Wingdings Tahoma Times New Roman Network 1_Network High G + C Gram Positive Bacteria Slide 2 Slide 3 Nocardia Cutaneous Nocardiosis Cutaneous Nocardiosis Frankia Infection of Plants Slide 9 Streptomyces Uses for Streptomyces Mycetoma Actinomyces Actinomycosis Actinomycosis ...

Date added: March 9, 2012 - Views: 61

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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Interpretation of Gram Stain

Interpretation of Gram Stain Dr Mohammad Rahbar Reference Health Laboratory Streptococcus pneumoniae.Sputum Streptococcus agalactiae Sputum Staphylococcus aureus Sputum N.asteroides (Sputum) Nocardia asteroides ( Sputum) E.coli (Sputum) Enterobacter cloacae ( Sputum)) Stenotrophomonas ...

Date added: December 29, 2013 - Views: 6

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

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 ...

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Fastidious Gram Negative Rods

Next, lets turn our attention to the branching nocardioform GPRs that include Nocardia and Streptomyces. GPR, pleomorphic, Non-spore forming, Catalase negative GPR, pleomorphic, Non-spore forming, Catalase negative GPR, pleomorphic, Non-spore forming, ...

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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: 22

Listeria, Erysipelothrix - Cal State LA - Instructional Web ...

Title: Listeria, Erysipelothrix Author: Unknown User Last modified by: Cal State L.A. Created Date: 2/18/2003 11:50:42 PM Document presentation format,%20Erysipelothrix.ppt

Date added: August 28, 2011 - Views: 49

Approach to Pulmonary Problems of Immunosuppressed Patients

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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Case Study # - University of Pittsburgh

Nocardia asteroides complex accounts for approximately 80% of cases of noncutaneous invasive disease. According to some reports, the CNS is the second most commonly affected organ with some studies citing secondary CNS involvement in approximately 25% of cases.

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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, sinus tract, discharge ...

Date added: July 28, 2013 - Views: 5

Actinomycosis - Download Center

(sulfur granules can be seen in nocardia infections but those are acid fast) Wt. loss Rarely with cervical lymphadenopathy. . Actinomycosis(lumpy Jaw) Pulmonothoracic type: Poor hygiene, dental abscess, alcohol abuse may result in pulmonary actinomycosis. Causes ...

Date added: May 22, 2012 - Views: 20

PowerPoint Presentation

Nocardia asteroides Nocardia brasilensis Nocardia caviae Actinomadura madurae Actinomadura pelletier Actinomyces israelii Grains = White/Cream/Sulfur Yellow Actinomyces israeli Actinomadura madurae Nocardia sp. Streptomyces somalensis Pesudallescheria boydii Acremonium sp. Aspergillus ...

Date added: October 17, 2011 - Views: 48

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: 87

Bacterial Classification - Collin College

... RNA virus Virions : outside host Prions: 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 Pathogenesis ...

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Slide 1

Nocardia @ Found as saprophytes in the soil. Infection occurs by inhaling spores. Species: @ N. brasiliensis: causes mycetoma @ N. asteroides: causes nocardosis Nocardia asteroides Properties: @ Aerobes, with branching filaments, gram-positive ...

Date added: March 31, 2014 - Views: 3

MICROSCOPY AND STAINING - University of Michigan

It can also be used to stain few other bacteria like Nocardia. The reagents used are Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin, acid alcohol and methylene blue.

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Diagnostic Algorithms for Mycobacterial Disease

In general, mycobacterial and nocardia are found with inflammation but this is not always true (e.g., atypicals cluster withing Macs, leprae within nerve bundles). At BWH sputum smears for AFB are read in house (x 3) on patients suspected of having TB.

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AKTINOMYCES VE NOCARDIA MİKROBİYOLOJİSİ Prof.Dr.Zeynep SÜMER AKTİNOMİÇESLER Fakültatif anaerop veya zorunlu anaerop, (A.meyeri hariç) Sporsuz, Gram pozitif basiller.

Date added: June 21, 2012 - Views: 11

Operational Problems - Fox Valley Operators Association

- 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.

Date added: November 27, 2011 - Views: 11

PowerPoint Presentation

ACTINOMYCOSIS Prof. Khaled H. Abu-Elteen ACTINOMYCETES In this section, we shall discuss 3 genera of actinomycetes: Actinomyces, Nocardia, and Streptomyces.

Date added: September 17, 2013 - Views: 7

PowerPoint Presentation

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

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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, ...

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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 ...

Date added: November 26, 2012 - Views: 4

CNS infections

Nocardia Listeria basal meningitis Aspergillus Tuberculosis Mucor Don’t forget neoplasm! NOCARDIA Pleomorphil, acid-fast bacillus Often late infection with chronic immune suppression 90% of CNS Nocardia have associated pulmonary findings Dx: ...

Date added: September 29, 2013 - Views: 4

الشريحة 1 - Najran University

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).

Date added: June 1, 2013 - Views: 19