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Morganella Infection


Presentation

  • Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter Abstract Morganella morganii is a facultative Gram-negative anaerobe present in the human gastrointestinal system as normal flora.[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Mason, MD now presents the fifth edition in full color with new images and highlighted clinical elements.[books.google.com]
  • The patient presented the following health conditions: Clostridium Difficile Colitis Morganella Infection Organ Failure Septic Shock Urinary Tract Infection Bacterial . Imipenem And Cilastatin Sodium dosage: 500 Mg Qid Iv.[patientsville.com]
  • Emphasizing the clinical presentation of the patient by organ-system, diagnostic considerations including geographic, anatomic and microbiologic concerns, are addressed in detail.[books.google.com]
  • It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process. Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.[ehealthme.com]
Lymphadenopathy
  • المحتويات Cellulitis and Abscesses 501 Infectious Diseases with Lymphadenopathy 505 Upper Respiratory Tract Infections 513 Bronchitis and Bronchiectasis 523 Acute Pneumonia 529 Cavitary Pulmonary Disease 539 Diffuse Pulmonary Infiltrates and Acute Respiratory[books.google.com]
Fever of Unknown Origin
  • […] of Unknown Origin 459 Bacteremia Sepsis and Septic Shock 471 Infections with Rash 483 Intraoral Infections 573 Diarrhea and Gastroenteritis 581 Hepatitis 589 Pyogenic Biliary Tract and Hepatic Infections 597 Infectious Complications of Pancreatitis 605[books.google.com]
Intravenous Drugs
  • Drug Abuse and Infection 849 Alcohol Abuse Host Defenses and Infection 853 Fever in Travelers to Tropical Countries 859 Endemic and Travelers Diarrhea in Tropical Countries 875 Eosinophilia in Travelers to Tropical Countries 881 Infections after Animal[books.google.com]
Hyperthermia
  • الصفحة 395 - Dantrolene: a review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties and therapeutic use in malignant hyperthermia, the neuroleptic malignant syndrome and an update of its use in muscle spasticity. ‏[books.google.com]
Respiratory Distress
  • Distress Syndrome 557 Pleurisy and Empyema 565 Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases in Health Care Facilities 61 Host Responses to Infection Fever Hyperthermia and Hypothermia 71 The Acute Inflammatory Response 83 The Specific Immune Response[books.google.com]
Chest Pain
  • Could this medication be causing the chest pain? Or the infection ? ... MD I will have a tooth extraction. I am taking the following medications and I am guessing that my dentist is going to use Bupivacaine, A month ago I also had a DTap vaccine.[healthcaremagic.com]
Foot Disease
  • Links Publisher Full Text Authors,, Source MeSH Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Enterobacteriaceae Enterobacteriaceae Infections Foot Diseases Humans Male Middle Aged Surgical Wound Infection Pub Type(s) Case Reports Journal Article Language eng PubMed ID 9571462[unboundmedicine.com]
Muscle Spasticity
  • الصفحة 395 - Dantrolene: a review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties and therapeutic use in malignant hyperthermia, the neuroleptic malignant syndrome and an update of its use in muscle spasticity. ‏[books.google.com]
Myelopathy
  • Urinary Tract Infections 649 Genital Herpes Syphilis and Genital Ulcer Disease 657 Urethritis Epidydimitis Orchitis Prostatitis 669 Vulvovaginitis Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 681 Meningitis 689 Encephalitis 703 Infections Associated with Myelopathy[books.google.com]
Radiculopathy
  • Infections 649 Genital Herpes Syphilis and Genital Ulcer Disease 657 Urethritis Epidydimitis Orchitis Prostatitis 669 Vulvovaginitis Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 681 Meningitis 689 Encephalitis 703 Infections Associated with Myelopathy Radiculopathy[books.google.com]

Workup

X-Ray Abnormal
  • 1 person, 100.00% Blood Creatinine Increased: 1 person, 100.00% Blood Urea Increased: 1 person, 100.00% C-Reactive Protein Increased: 1 person, 100.00% Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage): 1 person, 100.00% Chest X-Ray[ehealthme.com]
Urea Increased
  • Increased: 1 person, 100.00% C-Reactive Protein Increased: 1 person, 100.00% Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage): 1 person, 100.00% Chest X-Ray Abnormal: 1 person, 100.00% Chills (felling of cold): 1 person, 100.00%[ehealthme.com]
Creatinine Increased
  • Increased: 1 person, 100.00% Blood Urea Increased: 1 person, 100.00% C-Reactive Protein Increased: 1 person, 100.00% Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage): 1 person, 100.00% Chest X-Ray Abnormal: 1 person, 100.00% Chills[ehealthme.com]

Treatment

  • We also review all reported cases of Morganella CNS infections with an emphasis on treatment modalities and outcomes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A randomized trial comparing fluconazole with amphotericin B for the treatment of candidemia in patients without neutropenia. N Engl J Med 1994; 331:1325-1330. ‏[books.google.com]
  • Prompt diagnosis and treatment of this organism is imperative to reduce the patient's overall morbidity and mortality.[unboundmedicine.com]
  • MD hi ive got caqndida,what drugs /treatments are available now please ...[healthcaremagic.com]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis The prognosis depends on the type of infection and the particular host. Data suggest that inappropriate antimicrobials (ones that an organism is resistant to) are associated with a worse outcome. Tucci V, Isenberg HD.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Clinical manifestations, risk factors and prognosis of patients with Morganella morganii sepsis . Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection, CrossRef Google Scholar 2016. Krankenhaus- und Praxishygiene . p. 163.[cambridge.org]
  • What is the prognosis for Morgellons disease? Unfortunately, the prognosis for this disorder is difficult because of the lack of clarity regarding its symptoms, diagnosis, and potential causes. Editor's addendum: According to the U.S.[medicinenet.com]
  • According to Ichiyama et al. [ 13 ], both TGF-β1 and TNF-α level in the CSF were important parameters for predicting neurological sequelae in children with bacterial meningitis, though the levels of IL-6 were not a significant factor in their prognosis[omicsonline.org]

Etiology

  • Currently, there are no known reported cases in the literature of M. morganii as an etiologic pathogen for a postoperative foot infection.[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Of interest to internists, infectious disease specialists, and residents in training, the book is structured to give the reader essential information about the etiology and pathogenesis of various infectious diseases, and focuses on the clinical issues[books.google.com]
  • Reassessment of etiology, epidemiology, and ecology in 612 patients. Am J Med 1980 ; 68 : 332. 6. Adler, JL, Burke, JP, Martin, DF, et al : Proteus infections in a general hospital II. Some clinical and epidemiological characteristics.[cambridge.org]
  • "Morgellons disease: analysis of a population with clinically confirmed microscopic subcutaneous fibers of unknown etiology." Clinical Cosmetic Investigative Dermatology 3 (2010): 67-78.[medicinenet.com]
  • Community acquired brain abscess in Taiwan: Etiology and probable source of infection. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2004 Dec;37(4):231-5. 23. Vento S, Cainelli F.[content.sciendo.com]

Epidemiology

  • Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology ISSN: 0899-823X EISSN: 1559-6834 URL: /core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology[cambridge.org]
  • A detailed presentation on HIV infection includes discussions of epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunology, clinical manifestations and antiviral treatment, as well as management of opportunistic infections.[books.google.com]
  • Epidemiology Frequency United States M morganii is a rare cause of severe invasive disease. It accounts for less than 1% of nosocomial infections.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Epidemiology of bacterial intrahospital infections in newborns. Med Arh. 2008;62(5-6):294-7. 10. Kwon OY, Lee JS, Choi HS, Hong HP, Ko YG. Infected abdominal aortic aneurysm due to Morganella morganii: CT findings.[content.sciendo.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Pathophysiology of osteomyelitis and treatment principles. [Article in Turkish] TOT-BID Journal 2005;4:63-71. O’Hara CM, Brenner FW, Miller JM. Classifica-tion, identification, and clinical significance of Proteus, Providencia, and Morganella.[ambs-journal.co.uk]
  • Diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion and imaging tests. [3] Pathophysiology M morganii has been associated with urinary tract infections, sepsis , pneumonia , wound infections , musculoskeletal infections, CNS infections, pericarditis, chorioamnionitis[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion and imaging tests. [3] Pathophysiology M morganii has been associated with urinary tract infections, sepsis, pneumonia, wound infections, musculoskeletal infections, CNS infections, pericarditis, chorioamnionitis[emedicine.medscape.com]

Prevention

  • Special attention is given to the prevention and treatment of these diseases found in developing countries as well as the latest findings about new antimicrobial agents, gram-negative infections and their management, and recommendations for immunization[books.google.com]
  • Preventive measures for different types of infections are also addressed.[books.google.com]
  • Prevention Prevent M morganii infection by observing appropriate infection control practices and judiciously using beta-lactam antibiotics. Tucci V, Isenberg HD. Hospital cluster epidemic with Morganella morganii.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Patient Deaths 'Entirely Preventable,' Wolfe Charges The whistleblower told Wolfe he was unaware of the bacterial contamination until his patient went into shock.[abcnews.go.com]
  • McGowan, JE, Parrott, PL, Duty, VP : Nosocomial bacteremia: Potential for prevention of procedure-related cases. JAMA 1977 ; 237 : 2727 – 2729. 4.[cambridge.org]

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