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Microbiology Exam 1

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Microbes of Week

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Bordetella pertussisgram-negative, causes pertussis or whooping cough, BACTERIA, affects the respiratory system by colonizing in the lung epithelial cells which will stop the cilia from breathing and not allow to clear debris from lungs, which can be transferred by coughing into the air.
Staphylococcus aureusgram-positive, Bacteria, mainly found in the person's nostrils and can be transferred through air or droplets
MRSABacteria, gram positive, transmitted through an infected wound, skin to skin contact,
Zika virusspread through people by misquitoes
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