Disease Information for Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Halitosis
Nose blocked/stuffy
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Chronic bronchitis syndrome
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Cocci on smear
Microlab/Diplococci morphology
Microlab/Gram negative diplococci/smear
Microlab/Sputum/encapsulated bacteria/smear
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blepharitis, nonulcerative
Bronchitis, acute
Conjunctivitis, catarrhal
Corneal ulcer
Mastoiditis
Otitis media
Otitis media, acute
Sinusitis
Bacterial Conjunctivitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Encapsulated bacteria (ex).
AGENT/Gram negative cocci (ex)
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (Augmentin)
RX/Cephalosporin/2nd generation
RX/Cephalosporin/3rd generation
RX/Fluoroquinolone antibiotic
RX/Loracarbef (Lorabid)
RX/Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim)
Definition

Gram-negative aerobic cocci of low virulence that colonize the nasopharynx and occasionally cause MENINGITIS, BACTEREMIA, EMPYEMA, PERICARDITIS, and PNEUMONIA.

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