Fresh water swimming leads to infection by -

Fresh water swimming leads to infection
by -
a) Bordetella pertussis
b) Corynebacterium diphtheriae
c) M tuberculosis
d) Pseudomonas

Correct Answer - D
Ans. is `d’ i.e., Pseudomonas [Ref Alcamo’s fundamentals of
microbiology p. 669]
“Extended swimming in fresh water pools can irritate and break
down skin in the ear canal allowing bacteria such as pseudomonas,
staphylococcus or streptococcus to penetrate and cause otitis
Pseudomonas is the most common cause of swimmer’s ear
Pseudomonas also causes “hot tub rash” syndrome or hot-tub
folliculitis, associated with use of hot tub, less commonly associated
with whirlpools or swimming pools.