Microbiology

Nematodes: Skin-invasive

Infection by cutaneous route (via penetration)

 "ANS" or "SANd"

(Think: Autonomic nervous sysytem)

  • Ancylostoma duodenale
  • Necator americanus
  • Strongyloides stercoralis

 

3.666665

Filamentous fungi

  " MR. PAD "

 

  • Mucor
  • Rhizopus
  • Penicillium
  • Aspergillus
  • Dermatophytes

 

 

3.666665

Dimorphic fungi

" Can Senior Boys Host Cocaine Parties? "

  • Candida albicans
  • Sporothrix schenkii
  • Blastomyces dermatitides
  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Coccidioides immitis
  • Paracoccidioides immits

The prefix "para" in Paracoccidioides means "similar to", so the name Paracoccidioides means "like Coccidioides".

4.666665

Intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies

 " BiG  HeN "

  • Bollinger bodies- Fowlpox [image:744 align=right width=200]
  • Guarineri bodies- Vaccinia/ variola
  • Henderson patterson bodies- Molluscum contagiosum
  • Negri bodies- Rabies
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