Ms webster - Microbio

kylerigonan's version from 2015-09-22 20:19


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nonpathogensdo no cause disease
pathogens causes disesae
residents generally nonpathogenic that are constant present on the skin
transient pathogens picked up during brief contact with contact with contaminated reservoirs
aerobicneeds o2
nosocomial infectionsrefer to infections aquired in the hospital
infectionrefers to the condition that result when the microorganism cause injury to the host
colonizationrefer to the present of microorganims but the host does no manifest signs or symptoms
microbiologythe student of organism and their activity that can only be seen through a miroscopre
bacteriologystudy of bacteria
virologystudy of viruses; single celled plant, requiring living tissues
mycologystudy of fungi(molds and yeast) simple plants
protozoologystudy of protozoa (one celled animals i.e malaria)
rickettseaologystudy of rickettsia. resemble virus, seen with regular microscope, transmitted by fleas, lice, and ticks, i.e. Rocky Mt spotted Fever
immunologystudy of immunity, resistance to disease
sporespecialized structure formed by bacteria, remains dormant and germinates under favorable conditions. Resistant to heat and disinfectants.
capsulesthick, slimy substances that envelopes cells when conditions are unfavorable
flagellahair like structures that enable the bacteria to move
toxina poisonous waste produced by some bacteria
rickettsiaemicroorganism that resemble bacteria, but act more like viruses. These cannot survive outside the living species
virusessmallest microorganism known to cause infectious diseases can only be seen with an electron microscope
fungiplant like organisms, yeast and molds. Only a few cause infectious diseases in humans