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1 Zachary Rushton

2  Inflammatory condition of the lung affecting the alveoli especially  Most common infectious agent leading to hospitalization in the world http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/19680.jpg

3 http://textbookofbacteriology.net/PHILspbloodGram.jpg http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/fox/strep-pneu_small1.jpg

4 http://www.nature.com/nrmicro/journal/v6/n4/images/nrmicr o1871-f2.jpg

5 http://worldpneumoniaday.org/learn/2011-progress-report/

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8 http://www.thailabonline.com/bacteria6streppneumo.htm

9 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fd/Streptococcus_p neumoniae_meningitis%2C_gross_pathology_33_lores.jpg/402px- Streptococcus_pneumoniae_meningitis%2C_gross_pathology_33_lores.jpg

10 http://practicalhospital.com/wp- content/uploads/2011/07/c7_nasopharynx-297x300.jpg

11 http://www.thailabonline.com/bacteria6streppneumo.htm

12 White blood cell pneumolysin

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14 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19680.htm

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16  Penicillin resistance has led to increase in mortality rate ◦ Penicillin- nonsusceptible  19.4% ◦ Susceptible  15.7% ◦ Production of altered penicillin binding proteins

17 http://science- naturalphenomena.blogspot.com/2009/04/cephalosporins.html

18  There currently exists a 23 valent capsular polysaccharide vaccine  Based on knowledge that antibodies formed against the capsule are very effective in preventing lethal S. pneumoniae infection

19 1 shot  5 years later, a booster is given http://www.sciencephoto.com/media/283366/enlarge

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