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2,490 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Cytolytic Vaginosis, Gram-Positive Rods

  • Listerial Meningitis

    Gram positive rod Beta hemolytic Catalase positive Motile at 25 degree centigrade (tumbling motility/umbrella motility) Non-spore forming rod Susceptible hosts Newborns Elderly[meddean.luc.edu] Ten percent were comatose (Glasgow coma score 8), and an additional 70% had altered mental status (Glasgow score 14).[ahcmedia.com] (b) Gram stain revealing characteristic small, Gram-positive rods or coccobacilli ( 100 magnification).[jcm.asm.org]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Cytolytic Vaginosis

    […] called as cytolytic vaginosis.[ 3 ] LACTOBACILLI IN THE VAGINA Doderlein, first described the normal vaginal flora as, consisting of predominantly of the acid producing gram-positive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cytolytic vaginosis occurs due to overgrowth of Lactobacillus species and subsequent lysis of epithelial cells in a highly acidic environment.[symptoma.com] Definition / general Presence of gram positive rods (lactobacilli) with cytolysis of intermediate cells Terminology Also known as bacillus vaginalis, bacillus Doderlein Epidemiology[pathologyoutlines.com]

    Missing: Altered Mental Status
  • Listeriosis

    […] lis·te·ria \ li-ˈstir-ē-ə \ : any of a genus ( Listeria ) of small, gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form spores and have a tendency to grow in chains and that[merriam-webster.com] Structure and Classification Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is a slender, Gram-positive rod similar to L monocytogenes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Etiology Pathogen : Listeria monocytogenes ; a gram-positive, catalase-positive, rod-shaped, facultative intracellular, motile bacterium Route of transmission Contaminated[amboss.com]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Lactobacillus Infection

    Lactobacillus (L) [lak′tōbəsil′əs] Etymology: L, lac bacillum, small rod any one of a group of nonpathogenic gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria that produce lactic acid from[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] How do I know if I have cytolytic vaginosis?[allthingsvagina.com] Lactobacillus bacteria are Gram positive and rod shaped. See gram stain.[beerandbrewing.com]

    Missing: Altered Mental Status
  • Escherichia Coli

    Perform Gram stain.[web.archive.org] We report a case of 80-year-old female patient presenting with dizziness, fever, and altered mental status, who was finally diagnosed with emphysematous endocarditis caused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Interpretation: All cultures that (a) ferment lactose with gas production within 48 h at 35 C, (b) appear as Gram-negative nonsporeforming rods and (c) give IMViC patterns[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Meningitis

    The bacterial cultures of both cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and purulent discharge collected during the mastoid surgery showed slow growing Gram-positive rods that were identified[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] positive rod that stains poorly due to its thick cell wall containing lipids, peptidoglycans, and arabinomannans.[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    M tuberculosis is an aerobic gram-positive rod that stains poorly with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) because of its thick cell wall that contains lipids, peptidoglycans, and[emedicine.medscape.com] mental status, seizures, increased irritability and unconsciousness.[tandurust.com] […] retardation Personality changes Myeloradiculopathy Cranial nerve palsies Irritability in children Cranial neuropathies Altered mental status Tuberculous spondylitis Decreased[hxbenefit.com]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Gram staining of a purified colony revealed Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additionally, altered mental status on emergency department arrival, white blood cell count, and increased exposure duration were independently associated with the development[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It commonly occurs in patients with altered mental status who have an impaired gag or swallowing reflex.[patientslikeme.com]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Finally, a CSF culture revealed infection with gram-positive rods, suspected Listeria monocytogenes, confirming bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Older patients are less likely to have headache and neck stiffness, and more likely to have altered mental status and focal neurologic deficits 11 , 13 ( Table 3 11 – 13 )[aafp.org] positive rods Listeria MANAGEMENT Empiric Treatment antibiotics within 30 min of initial assessment dexamethasone 0.15mg/kg Q6 hourly with or before the first dose of antibiotics[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis
  • Meningoencephalitis

    The direct staining of both specimens showed plump, Gram-positive rods with blunt ends suggestive of Clostridium spp.[jcm.asm.org] An extensive laboratory workup for the etiology of his altered mental status was unremarkable, except for a mildly elevated white blood cell count in the cerebrospinal fluid[mdedge.com] Diagnosis [ edit ] Clinical diagnosis includes evaluation for the presence of recurrent or recent herpes infection, fever, headache, altered mental status, convulsions, disturbance[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Cytolytic Vaginosis