ID Board Review/Bacterial Diseases

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Bacterial diseases is the highest yield topic in the ABIM ID Certification Exam, accounting for 27% of the test.[1] Test questions will focus on evaluating physicians' abilities to make diagnoses, ordering and interpreting tests, and selecting appropriate treatments. Each chapter will touch upon Etiology, Pathology, Clinical Presentation(s), Diagnostic Criteria, and Management/Treatment for each disease.

Bacterial Infections Categorized by Syndromes/Locations[edit | edit source]

Bacterial Infections Categorized by Histology and Species[edit | edit source]

Gram-positive cocci (GPC)[edit | edit source]

Gram-positive rods (GPR)[edit | edit source]

Gram-Negative cocci and coccobacilli, Aerobics[edit | edit source]

Gram-negative Rods (GNR)[edit | edit source]

Glucose Fermenting and Oxidase Positive[edit | edit source]

Glucose Fermenting and Oxidase Negative[edit | edit source]

Glucose Non-Fermenting[edit | edit source]

No Growth on MacConkey Agar[edit | edit source]

Anaerobes[edit | edit source]

Actinomycetes[edit | edit source]

Spirochetes[edit | edit source]

Mycoplasma[edit | edit source]

Tropheryma whipplei[edit | edit source]

Chlamydia[edit | edit source]

Rickettsia[edit | edit source]

Ehrlichia[edit | edit source]

Mycobacterium[edit | edit source]

Alternative Organizational Systems[edit | edit source]