Chapter13 StudyGuideSummer11

Chapter13 StudyGuideSummer11 - Microbiology 1 Chapter 13...

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Dr. Lisa Summer 2011 1 (1) Review & read Chapter 13. Study the questions below in study groups. Do multiple choice questions (1-16), and the concept questions/writing to learn (1-21/22) at the end of the chapter. 1. What general term is used to describe the relationship between two organisms living together? How do the terms commensalist, parasite, mutualist, opportunist, antagonist and pathogen relate to microbes and to their hosts? Where do we find them in humans? 2. What is the difference between contamination, infection, pathogenesis and disease? 3. What is the difference between signs and symptoms? Be able to give examples and relate to some of the diseases you have studied. 4. What is a normal flora or microbiota? What is the typical number of microbes in a person’s normal flora? Where are they found? What would be the effect of losing your normal flora? Can you weigh up the benefits versus the costs of various members of your resident microbiota? How would your analysis change with respect to the type of person/patient being considered in a given situation? 5. How do humans achieve a healthy, normal flora when they are germ-free in-utero? 6.
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