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dopey's version from 2015-07-20 08:22

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SkinStaphylococcus, Micrococcus, Corynebacterium
MouthStreptococcus, Enterococcus, Lactobacillus
Respiratory TractStreptococcus, Enterococcus, Corynebacterium (Past throat = sterile)
Digestive TractAcidophile, Acidoduric
Eyes/EarPast conjunctiva/tympanic membrane = sterile
VaginaLactic Acid Bacteria (Lactobacillus)
Urinary TractSterile
Sterile SitesBlood, Nervous System, Bones & Muscle, Most organs, Past throat, Past tympanic membrane, Past conjunctiva, Urinary tract
Media for SkinMSA
Media for MouthMitus Salivarius
Media for Respiratory TractBlood Agar
How does Respiratory Tract get out MOsMucous + cilia, lysozyme, macrophages
How does Gut flora remain lowPeristalsis, Desquamation (Removal of dead cells)
MSASelective for high [salt], Differential for mannitol fermenation (S. aureus +)
Mitus SalivariusSelective for aerotolerant anaerobe - tellurite, Differential for sucrose fermentation - blue black (S. mitus + VS S. salivarius - gum drop)
Blood AgarNot selective, enriched, Sheep RBCs, alpha = partial, beta = full, gamma = none
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