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Describe the characteristics of fungi that

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Describe the characteristics of fungi that distinguish them from other eukaryotes. Describe the characteristics of algae, their nutritional requirements, and their mode of reproduction. Discuss the role of arthropod vectors in disease transmission.
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7. Given the characteristics of an acellular pathogen, identify the pathogen to design the appropriate treatment strategy. Key Concepts Compare the morphology and structure of a virus to a eukaryotic and a prokaryotic cell. Discuss the classification strategies of a virus. Discuss the various modes of replication of a bacteria virus and an animal virus. Discuss the different ways virus can be cultured in a lab. Compare and contrast viruses, prions, and viroids. 8. Given test results identifying methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), analyze methods of controlling microbial growth in the environment and in the body. Key Concepts Describe physical and chemical methods of controlling microbial growth. Summarize the mode of action of major groups of antimicrobial and antiviral drugs. Summarize practices that have led to increased bacterial antibiotic resistance and strategize ways to limit this increased resistance. Describe factors to be taken into account when selecting antimicrobial and antiviral drugs, including drug effects on patients.
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