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Friday 1 April 2022

Integumentary Disorders Q 63

A client with severe cellulitis on the left hand was ordered to have cultures done on the affected area. After a few days, the culture report was released. The nurse understands that which of the following organisms is not part of the normal flora of the skin?
    A. Corynebacterium
    B. Brevibacterium
    C. Campylobacter jejuni
    D. Malasezzia

Correct Answer: C. Campylobacter jejuni

Campylobacter jejuni is found in the intestines and is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness.

Options A, B, & D: These microorganisms are seen in the upper portion of the epidermis and congregated in and around the hair follicles.

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