Gastrointestinal Infections

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Medical Microbiology Mind Map on Gastrointestinal Infections, created by hands97 on 04/29/2013.

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Gastrointestinal Infections
1 E. coli
1.1 EHEC
1.1.1 0157:H7, Gram -ve rod, facultative anaerobe
1.1.2 Bacteriophage-derived Shiga toxins (Stx1/Stx2) AB5 Bind to glycolipid Gb3 (globotriacylceramide), many in renal epithelium RNA N-glycosidase, ie cleaves nucleobases from ribosomal RNA & inhibits protein synthesis Haemolysin causes Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS), Renal failure
1.1.3 Incubation: 2-6 days, Infection: 1 week
1.1.4 Identification: MALDITOF, serology, selective culture medium, Lactose/Sorbitol fermentor
1.1.5 Burgers!!
1.1.6 Type III secretion system- see EPEC
1.2 ETEC
1.2.1 Heat-labile or Stable Toxin AB5, acitvates adenyl cyclase, cAMP, activates CFTR, K+/Na+/Cl- ions enter cell, water flows out, diarrhoea!
1.2.2 CFA1 fimbriae
1.3 Type I pilus
1.3.1 Regulated expression, ie Phase Variation Environmental signal, fimS (invertible, cis, promoter), fimB (off switch), fimE (on switch), express fimA (pilus rod)/fimC (chaperone)/fimD (OM usher) New findings: HibF another fimS inverter, on switch Signals: pH, temp, osmolarity, nutrient availability
1.3.2 Highly immunogenic
1.3.3 Motility
1.4 (a)EPEC
1.4.1 "Attaching & Effacing", localised (EPEC) vs diffuse (aEPEC)
1.4.2 Pedestal Formation Encoded on LEE (Locus of Enterocyte Effacement) Pathogenicity Island EHEC, EPEC, aEPEC Type III Secretion System injects effector proteins E.g. Injects Tir into membrane, Centre binds intimin, N+C cytoplasmic, phosphorylated by kinases, WASP cascade, actin polymerisation E.g. EspB (homologous to YopD), binds alpha1 antitrypsin, alpha catenin (disrupting adherence junctions), myosin-1c (inhibiting phagocytosis) Functional redundancy, e.g. EspH+EspJ antagonise (opsono-) phagocytosis E.g. NleH, anti-apoptotic factor Acquired via HGT, located on tRNA Subverts cell processes to colonise/multiply
1.4.3 EAF plasmid (EPEC Adherence Factor), encodes bundle-forming pilus (not in aEPEC)
1.5 Case Study: Germany Outbreak 2011
1.5.1 E.coli 0104:H4
1.5.2 EHEC with virulence genes from EAEC
1.5.3 Diagnostics unsuitable, bias for 0157 (no 0157 agglutination, ferments sorbital)
1.5.4 Suggested diagnostics: Selective agar (Cefuxime tellurite sorbitol MacConkey agar) --> pink colonies, PCR (intimin target)
1.5.5 Future diagnostics: multiplex PCR, microarray
2 Campylobacter
2.1 C. jejuni
2.1.1 Gram -ve, curved/spiral/s-shaped
2.1.2 Motile (1-2 flagella)
2.1.3 Oxidase +ve
2.1.4 Non-fermentor
2.1.5 Incubation: 2-10 days, infection: 1 week
2.1.6 Autoimmune response possible- similar motif to host proteins--> reactive arthritis or Guillan-Barre Syndrome (myelin, demyelination, paralysis, 019)
2.1.7 Zipper vs Trigger model of cell entry. CapF, CiaB, Type III secretion system?
2.2 C. upsaliensis
2.3 C. coli
2.4 C. lari
2.5 C. fetus
2.6 C. rectus
2.7 Mostly poultry
2.8 Pathogenesis
2.8.1 No suitable non-primate models
2.8.2 Capsular Polysaccharide: GI/Cell Invasion
2.8.3 LOS: adhesion, protection from complement
2.8.4 Potential Vaccine Against Serotype HS15 Multivalent, CPS CPS-CRM conjugate Ab response in mice but no challenge experiments
2.8.5 LuxS Operon
2.8.6 Newly Found Virulence Factors
3 Salmonella
3.1 Enteritis
3.1.1 S. enterica serovar typhimurium
3.1.2 S. enterica serovar enteritidis
3.1.3 G-ve, bacillus, facultative anaerobe
3.1.4 Non-fermentor, oxidase -ve
3.2 Pathogenicity
3.2.1 Pathogenicity Islands spv locus, pSLT plasmid SPI1, inv genes Type III Secretion System Injects Effector Proteins for Membrane Ruffling SptP (tyrosine phosphatase, mimics signal transduction) SipA (binds actin, prevents depolymerisation) SopE (activates Rac/Cdc42 for actin polymerisation)
3.2.2 103-106 infectious dose (high)
3.2.3 M cells in lamia propia engulfs bacterium, to present to B+T cells BUT survives/multiplies & stimulates inflammatory response (incl. cAMP)
3.2.4 Fimbriae Type 1 and/or 3 (fim genes) Plasmid encoded (pef genes) Long polar (lpf genes) Thin aggregative (agf genes)
3.2.5 OMP Porins
3.2.6 Complement evasion Rck, adhesion factor, inhibits MAC Pgte, protease, cleaves C3, C4 & C5
4 Shigella
4.1 S. flexneri
4.2 S. sonnei
4.3 S. dysenteriae
4.4 S. boydii
4.5 Usually water contamination
4.6 Pathogenesis
4.6.1 OspF (MAPK phosphothreonine lyase), inactivates MAPK--> dampens inflammatory response
4.6.2 Targets Ubiquitin OspI, deaminates Ubc13 (ubiquitin conjugating enzyme 13)--> dampens NF-KB response IpaH (ubiquitin ligase) Ubiquitin Function: label proteins for destruction or other cell functions, e.g INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE
4.7 Peak (outbreak?) in 1992
4.8 Low infectious dose, only 10 bacteria can cause infection!
4.9 Incubation: 16-72hrs, infection: 2 weeks
4.10 Haemolysin
5 Rotavirus
5.1 dsRNA virus
5.2 7 serotypes: A-G, A most common
5.3 No effective antiviral therapy, new targets researched
5.3.1 Lipogenesis inhibitors reduce viral replication, e.g. triacsin C (fungi) analogues inhibit ACSL, analogue E=amino-benzinoic acid ED50=0.1um IN VITRO!!
5.4 Damages vili
5.5 Malabsorption of fluid
5.6 Infection 6hrs-3days
5.7 NSP4, enterotoxic effects
5.8 New vaccine introduced in UK: Rotarix (GSK), attenuated live oral vaccine, for 6+wks then 4wks later, since v common in <5yr olds
5.9 Vomiting & diarrhoea
6 Norovirus
6.1 RNA virus
6.2 Infection: 24-48hrs
6.3 Vomiting & diarrhoea
6.4 No animal model & difficult to culture
6.5 Five genogroups: GI-GV, GI &GII most common
6.6 Highly contagious
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