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Disease And Causative Organism / Teratogenic drugs

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DISEASE AND CAUSATIVE ORGANISM

MENINGITIS – _Neisseria meningitidis_

SCARLET FEVER – _Staphylococcus Scarlatinae_

FOOD POISONING – _Clostridium botulinum_

TETANUS – _Clostridium tetani_

DIPHTHERIA – _Corynebacterium diphtheria_

TUBERCULOSIS – _Mycobacterium tuberculosis_

PLAGUE – _Pasturella pestis_

TYPHOID – _Salmonella typhi_

CHOLERA – _Vibrio Cholera_

SYPHILIS – _Treponema Palladium_

GONORRHEA – _Neisseria gonorrhea_

LEPROSY – _Mycobacterium laprae_

PNEUMONIA – _Streptococcus pneumoniae_

TETANUS – _Clostridium tetani_

WHOOPING COUGH – _Bordetella pertussis_

WOUND INFECTION – _Pseudomonas aeruginosa_

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TERATOGENIC DRUGS

ALCOHOL  – Low IQ baby, Growth retardation, foetal alcohol syndrome

 ACE INHIBITORS – Hypoplasia of organs, Growth retardation, foetal loss

 CARBAMAZEPINE – Neural tube defects, assorted abnormalities

INDOMETHACIN – Premature closure of ductus arteriosus

LITHIUM – Foetal goiter , cardiac and other abnormalities

METHOTREXATE – Cleft palate, Hydrocephalus, Foetal death

PHENYTOIN – Hypoplastic phalanges, Microcephaly, Cleft lip/ palate

PHENOBARBITAL – Various malformation

 PROGESTINS – Virilization of female foetus

 STILBOESTROL – Vaginal carcinoma in teenage female offspring

TETRACYCLINE – Discoloration / Deformed teeth and Retardation of Bone growth

THALIDOMIDE – Phocomelia, multiple defects of internal organs

VALPROATE SODIUM – Spina Bifida and other Neural tube defect

WARFARIN – Depressed Nose, Eye, hand defects/ Growth Retardation

ISOTRETINOIN – Craniofacial, heart and CNS defects, Hydrocephalus

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