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2006-07 NBME and USMLE Step 1 Exams: Preparation Suggestions

A Listing of Microbiological [+Some Immunological] Diseases


Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Acquired ImmuneDeficiency Syndrome


(AIDS)
Actinomycosis
African
Trypanosomiasis
Amebiasis
Animal Bites
Anthrax
Arthritis
Aspergillosis
Autoimmune
Diseases
Babesiosis
Bacillary
Angiomatosis
Bancrofts filariasis
Black piedra
Blackwater Fever
Blastomycosis
Botulism
Bovine Spongioform
Encephalopathy
Brill-Zinsser Disease
Bronchiolitis
Brucellosis
Bubonic Plague
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Bullous impetigo
California
encephalitis
Candidiasis
Castlemans Disease
Cat Scratch Fever
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chancroid
Cholera
Chromoblastomycosis
Coccidioidomycosis
Colitis
Pseudomembranous
colitis
Colorado Tick Fever
Common Cold
Conjunctivitis
Contact dermatitis
Contagiosum
Creutzfeldt-Jakob
disease
Croup
Cysticercosis
Cystitis
Deer Fly fever
Dermatophytoses
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Diarrhea
Diphtheria
Dirofilariasis
Dysentery
Ehrlichiosis
Monocytic
Granulocytic
Empyema
Encephalitis
Endocarditis
Subacute
Acute
Endophthalmitis
Enteric Fever
Enterobiasis
Enterocolitis
Epiglottitis
Erysipelas
Erysipeloid
Erythema infectiosum
Erythema migrans
Eumycotic mycetoma
Fasciitis
Fitzhugh-Curtis
Syndrome
Folliculitis
Foodborne Disease
Furuncles
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Gas Gangrene
Gastritis
Gastroenteritis
Genital herpes
Giardiasis
Glomerulonephritis
Gonococcal
ophthalmia
neonatorum
Gonorrhea
Graft-versus-Host
Disease
Hand-Foot-AndMouth Disease
Hemolytic Uremic
Syndrome
Hemorrhagic Fevers
Hepatitis
Herpes Zoster
Herpetic Keratitis
Herpetic Whitlow
Histoplasmosis
Hookworm Disease
Hydrophobia
Hypersensitivity
Impetigo
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Immunodeficiency
Diseases
Influenza
Kaposis Sarcoma
Kawasaki Disease
Keratitis
Kidney Stones (renal
calculi)
Lady Windermeres
Syndrome
Lassa Fever
Legionnaires Disease
Leishmaniasis
Leprosy
Leptospirosis
Leukemia
Listeriosis
Lyme disease
Madura Foot
Malaria
Measles
Meningitis
Meningoencephalitis
Molluscum
contagiosum
Monkey Pox
Mononucleosis
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Mucormycosis
Mumps
Mycetoma
Myositis
Myonecrosis
Nocardiosis
Pulmonary
Subcutaneous
Otitis media
Orf
Osteomyelitis
Pelvic Inflammatory
Disease
Pericarditis
Peritonitis
Pertussis (Whooping
Cough)
Pharyngitis
Plague
Pinworm disease
Pneumonia
CommunityAcquired
Nosocomial
Necrotizing
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Atypical Pneumonia
Polio
Pontiac Fever
Pox
Chickenpox
Smallpox
Pyelonephritis
Q Fever
Rabies
Reiters Syndrome
Relapsing Fever
Epidemic form
Endemic form
Retinitis
Rheumatic Fever
Rickettsialpox
Ritters Disease
Rocky Mountain
Spotted Fever
Rubella
Rubeola
Salmonellosis
Salpingitis
SARS
Scarlet Fever
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Scrapie
Sepsis Syndrome
Shigellosis
Shock
Sinusitis
Smallpox
Sporotrichosis
Scalded Skin
Syndrome
Stevens-Johnson
Syndrome
Strongyloidiasis
Syphilis
Tetanus
Tick Fever
Tinea capitis
Tinea nigra
Tonsillitis
Toxic Shock
Syndrome
Toxocariasis
Toxoplasmosis
Trachoma
Trench Fever
Trichomoniasis
Trypanosomiasis
Tuberculosis
Tularemia
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Disease

Agent(s)

Pathogenesis

Clinical
Manifestations

Diagnosis

Epidemiology

Rx

Prevention

Typhus
Epidemic
Endemic
Ulcers
Undulant Fever
Urethritis
Vaginitis
Vaginosis
Variola
Vasculitis
WaterhouseFriderichsen
Syndrome
Warts
White piedra
Woolsorters Disease
Yellow Fever
Zygomycosis

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2006-07 NBME and USMLE Step 1 Exams: Preparation Suggestions The following is taken from a list prepared by a student. The only
changes were edits to correct some spelling.

Most Common
Agent of severe viral encephalitis

Herpes simplex

Bacterial Meningitis adults


Bacterial Meningitis elderly

Strep pneumoniae & in young adults = Neisseria meningitidis

Bacterial Meningitis newborns

E. coli / Group BStrep.

Bacterial Meningitis toddlers

Hib

Bacterium-Acute Endocarditis
Bacterium- debilitated, hospitalized
pneumonia pt

Staph aureus

Bacterium- Epiglottitis
Bacterium- GI Tract
Bacterium- IV drug user bacteremia /
pneumonia
Bacterium-PID

Hib

Bacterium- Subacute Endocarditis

Viridans streptococcus

Cardiomyopathy

Dilated (Congestive) Cardiomyopathy: Alcohol, BeriBeri, Cocaine use, Coxsackie B,


Doxorubicin Systolic Dysfunction

Cause of chronic endometriosis

TB

Cause of Food poisoning


Cause of Kidney infections

Staph aureus

Cause of PID

N. gonorrhoeae

Cause of Preventable Blindness

Chlamydia (serotypes A,B,Ba,C)

Demyelinating Disease

Multiple Sclerosis: (Charcot Triad = nystagmus, intention tremor, scanning speech)


Periventricular plaques w/ Oligodenrocytes IgG in CSF, Optic Neuritis, MLF Syndorme =
Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia, bladder incontinence

Disseminated Opportunistic Infection in


AIDS

CMV (Pneumocystis jiroveci is most common overall)

Form of Amyloidosis

Immunologic (Bence Jones protein in multiple myeloma is also called the Amyloid Light Chain)

Neisseria meningitidis

Klebsiella

Bacteroides (2nd E. coli)


Staph aureus
N. gonnorrhoeae

E. coli

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Form of Tularemia

Ulceroglandular

Heart Valve in Bacterial Endocarditis

Mitral

Heart Valve in Bacterial Endocarditis in IV


drug users

Tricuspid

Heart Valve involved in Rheumatic Fever

Mitral then Aortic

Opportunistic infection in AIDS

PCP

Patient with Goodpastures


Patient with Reiters

Young male

Sexually Transmitted Disease

Chlamydia (sero types D-K)

Viral Encephalitis

HSV

Worm Infection in US
Cause of Lobar Pneumonia

Pinworm (2nd Ascaris)

Cause of Death b/t 24-44 yoa

AIDS

Cause of Pneumonia in Cystic Fibrosis

Pseudomonas

Cause of Osteomyelitis in IV Drug Users


Cause of Infection in Burn Pts

Pseudomonas

Severe Shigella

S. dysenteriae

Bacterium- Otitis Media & Sinusitis in Kids

Strep. pneumoniae

Cause of a Solitary Brain Abscess

A. israelli

Cause of Bacterial Diarrhea in U.S.


Shigella Type

Campylobacter jejuni

Cause of Non-Gonococcal Urethritis

Chlamydia trachomatis

Bacterium- Pneumonia

Strep. pneumoniae

Urethritis
Cause of Glomerulonephritis
Cause of Viral Pneumonia

N. gonorrhoeae

Complication of COPD

Pulmonary infections

Cause of Death w/ SLE

Renal failure

Immunodeficiency

IgA Deficiency

Male

Strep. pneumoniae

Pseudomonas

S. sonnei

IgA Nephropathy = Bergers Disease


RSV infants
Parainfluenza kids
Influenza virus adults
Adeno virus military recruits

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