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what are signs of IE? 

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clubbing of fingers

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if a patient has IE and is a IV drug user, what valve of the heart will be affected first and what bacteria is it most likely to be? 

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tricuspid valve 

- IV drug use will most likely to be staph. aureus 

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​if a patient has a prosthetic valve, what bacteria is most likely to be the one causing IE? 

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coagulase negative staph [staph epidermis] 

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what is the bacteria from the teeth that can cause IE? 

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strep viridians (strep mutans) - dental procedures! 

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​what is a feature of the HACEK organisms when causing IE? 

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HACEK organisms are fastidious and will take 2-3 weeks of incubation 

- may cause the blood culture test to be negative 

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what is the pathogenesis for IE? 

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- bacteria introduced from skin through injections, IV drip 

- will enter the bloodstream 

​- damaged endothelium - can alr have existing platelet fibrin deposition 

- non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) --> deposition of platelets and fibrin will provide the site for bacteria to stick and hide 

​- lead to colonisation; formation of biofilms 

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what if a blood culture test is taken and come back negative? WHAT CLD BE THE POSSIBLE REASONS? 

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antibiotic consumption within the two weeks 

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​what is true about acute IE? 

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aggressive course : will have significant symptoms from early on

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what is rheumatic valvular disease caused by? 

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strep. pyogenes. 

- infection from strep pyogenes during childhood untreated properly with antibiotics and will cause rheumatic heart disease! 

- ANTIBODIES AGAINST ANTIGENS ON STREP CELL WALL WILL CROSS REACT with heart and tissues!!! 


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what is the likely bacteria that causes LATE prosthetic valve endocarditis? 

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ORAL STREPTOCOCCUS ENTEROCCOCUS. [and also coagulase negative staphylococci

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what can point towards IE? but not specific

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positive blood culture tests

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rheumatic valvular disease may have ...

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subcutaneous nodules

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Q:

what are signs of IE? 

A:

clubbing of fingers

Q:

if a patient has IE and is a IV drug user, what valve of the heart will be affected first and what bacteria is it most likely to be? 

A:

tricuspid valve 

- IV drug use will most likely to be staph. aureus 

Q:

​if a patient has a prosthetic valve, what bacteria is most likely to be the one causing IE? 

A:

coagulase negative staph [staph epidermis] 

Q:

what is the bacteria from the teeth that can cause IE? 

A:

strep viridians (strep mutans) - dental procedures! 

Q:

​what is a feature of the HACEK organisms when causing IE? 

A:

HACEK organisms are fastidious and will take 2-3 weeks of incubation 

- may cause the blood culture test to be negative 

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Q:

what is the pathogenesis for IE? 

A:

- bacteria introduced from skin through injections, IV drip 

- will enter the bloodstream 

​- damaged endothelium - can alr have existing platelet fibrin deposition 

- non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) --> deposition of platelets and fibrin will provide the site for bacteria to stick and hide 

​- lead to colonisation; formation of biofilms 

Q:

what if a blood culture test is taken and come back negative? WHAT CLD BE THE POSSIBLE REASONS? 

A:

antibiotic consumption within the two weeks 

Q:

​what is true about acute IE? 

A:

aggressive course : will have significant symptoms from early on

Q:

what is rheumatic valvular disease caused by? 

A:

strep. pyogenes. 

- infection from strep pyogenes during childhood untreated properly with antibiotics and will cause rheumatic heart disease! 

- ANTIBODIES AGAINST ANTIGENS ON STREP CELL WALL WILL CROSS REACT with heart and tissues!!! 


Q:

what is the likely bacteria that causes LATE prosthetic valve endocarditis? 

A:

ORAL STREPTOCOCCUS ENTEROCCOCUS. [and also coagulase negative staphylococci

Q:

what can point towards IE? but not specific

A:

positive blood culture tests

Q:

rheumatic valvular disease may have ...

A:

subcutaneous nodules

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