Here's a nice cheatsheet of the testable associations between bugs and cancers!
Read more: Bugs Associated With Cancer
Here's a way to remember the number of segments for viruses with a segmented genome!
Read more: Mnemonic for Viruses with a Segmented Genome
Here are the Electron Microscopy Images of 4 classic pathologic infectious agents. Are you up for the challenge of this 4 question quiz?
Read more: Electron Microscopy Image Quiz
Photo Credit: Causes of childhood exanthema by EYOB DAGNEW from ETHIOPIA
Can you guess the names of these 3 food-borne bacteria pictured above?
Read more: The 5 Second Rule
Here are some important questions and answers about Zika Virus:
Read more: Zika Virus: 7 Key Questions
This is an electron microscopy of an infectious organism from a cell culture. Which of the following organisms is the most likely pictured in this photo?
The Loch Ness Monster
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Here is a fun way to remember a few facts about Chlamydia:
Read more: BaroneMnemonic: Chlamydia
Photo credit: CDC / Dr. Christopher Paddock / James Gathany
Here's a fun way to use Arabic to remember some of the important bacteria that use transformation to exchange genetic information:
Read more: Barone Mnemonic: Bacterial Transformation
Several days after attending a pool party hosted at the legendary Playboy Mansion, over one hundred guests became ill complaining of respiratory problems, flu-like symptoms, and pneumonia. One guest suspected that a fog machine used indoors at the party may have been involved.
Can you name the warm water loving bacteria that when aerosolized can lead to a flu-like illness and potentially pneumonia?
Hint: "You should have seen what I cysteine in the grotto!"
What’s your guess? Or do you require “on-scene” investigation? It’s on the boards and even Hugh knows this answer now!!!
Read more: Microbiology Mystery at the Playboy Mansion
What can be done for patients with pseudomembranous colitis who don't respond to Metronidazole or vancomycin therapy?
Read more: Medical Advances: C difficile
Can you name some other Bugs that would fit these categories?
Thanks to Dr. Shyam Kumar.
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Here's a quick review of the normal bacterial flora:
Read more: Normal Flora
Here's a fun way to remember some important features of the Streptoccocus family!:
Read more: Strep Video Mnemonic
Here's a fun way to remember some key features of Syphilis using Al Capone:
Read more: BaroneMnemonic: Syphilis
What kind of a anemia is associated with this organism?
Read more: Micro Video Quiz #2
Can you name that worm and give the classic treatment of choice?
Read more: Micro Video Quiz #1
Read more: Barone Mnemonic: Aspergillus
Here's an easy way to remember the deep fungal infections:
Read more: Barone Mnemonic: Deep Fungal Infections
Thanks to Dr. Ray Nakshabendi!
Here's a "fun-gal" dance!!!
Read more: Baronevideo: Fungal Dance
Coccidioidomycosis = Southwestern US (California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah,Texas)
Histoplasmosis = Mississippi-Ohio River Valley (Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Arkansas, Iowa)
Blastomycosis = Mississippi-Ohio River Valley and East Coast (North & South Carolina)
Thanks to Dr. James Ghattas!
Here's my "Cheatsheet" of all you need to know about Cryptococcus Neoformans:
Read more: Barone Cheatsheet: Cryptococcus
Here's a good way to remember the CSF findings in Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease:
Read more: Creutzfeldt–Jakob Mnemonic
Could this be the first man to ever be cured of HIV?
He recieved a bone marow transplant and is now testing HIV negative!!!!!
1. What was "special" about the bone marrow transplant that he received?
2. Which part of the HIV virus does this co-receptor interact with?
3. What disease is he now at risk of getting?
4. What is the new class of drugs that was invented to block this co-receptor?
Read more: Medical Advance: Functional Cure for HIV/AIDS
Awesome Illustration of HIV Replication. See if you can figure out what each step is!
This is the narrated version!
Here's a "bedtime story" about Herpes to remind you of some important features of this infection:
Read more: Microbiology Bedtime Story
Here's a fun video to help remember the key features of Congenital Rubella:
Read more: BaroneMnemonic: Congenital Rubella
Download the Cheatsheet!
Read more: RNA (-) Virus Mnemonic
Read more: RNA (+)Sense Virus Mnemonic
Here's a fun way to remember some of the viruses that are transmitted fecal-orally:
Read more: Fecal-Oral Viral Transmission
Can you solve this case? :
Read more: Cervical Mystery
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