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Study Guide for Lectures 31-37; Exam 4 MMG 301 Fall 2006 Animal-Microbe Interactions [Lecture 31] Vocabulary : cellulose, acetogen, ruminant, omasum, abomasums, rumen, volatile fatty acids, trophosome, pyogenic, cellulose, Concepts : how is the termite dependent on gut microflora for survival; what do some spirochetes do to aid certain lower termites; review how the rumen is involved in the digestive system of certain animals; what is the major type of carbon nutrient that is absorbed through the rumen wall; what are the gas products of this anaerobic process how do symbiotic bacteria aid the African Honeyguide and Hoatzin birds viral diseases: review animals affected, organism causing disease, transmission routes for: Newcastle Disease, West Nile virus, equine infectious anemia, rabies; what are the two types of rabies seen in infected animals Avian influenza: how are subtypes named; what country is most affected; bacterial diseases: review animals affected, organism causing disease, transmission routes for: Salmonellosis, bovine tuberculosis, leptospirosis, anthrax, Lyme disease Normal Microflora and Infections and Virulence [Lectures 32 & 33] Vocabulary pathogen, pathogenicity, Propionibacterium acnes , virulence, infection, normal flora, bacterial interference, disease, gnotobiotic, immunocompromised host virulence factor, adherence proteins, hyaluronidase, collagenase, coagulase, endogenous pyrogens, Limulus amebocyte assay, exotoxins, A-B toxin, enterotoxins, endotoxins, LD 50 , nosocomial infections, endogenous pyrogens, hemolysins, bacteremia, septicemia, resident flora, transient flora Concepts : what organism sickened over 700 passengers of a cruise ship (see Microbes in the News link) how are gnotobiotic animals useful for examining host-microbe interactions; what are some characteristics of gnotobiotic animals what is the most common tissue type for microbial colonization; what areas of the body is this found what are the three main types of host-microbe interactions what characteristics of skin make it an unfavorable habitat for many microbes review two enzymes found in saliva that protect against microbial infections; how do they do that ... View Full Document

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