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adjusting the way we are cleaning and what cleaning agents we are using to kill all microorganisms. What is the most important thing that a nurse should know about Microbiology? o The most important is that the nurse will learn the differences between pathogenic microbes and nonpathogenic microbes that play important roles in the environment. Prompt 2 : Select one of the bacteria discussed in module 11 and discuss the following: (USLO 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5) o Disease caused: Mycoplasma Pneumonia (Walking Pneumonia) o Mode of transmission: aerosols formed when coughing or sneezing o Virulence factors: bacteria, which do not have cell walls, use a specialized attachment organelle to bind to ciliated cells. In the process, epithelial cells are damaged and the proper function of the cilia is hindered o Diagnostic methods: chest x-ray, CBC, Pulse Ox, lung sounds, sputum culture. (Parker, N et. al, 2016, pg. 973) References Parker, N., Schneegurt, M., Thi Tu, A., Forster, B. M., Lister, P., Allen, S., Franklund, C. (2016). Microbiology. OpenStax at Rice University. Retrieved from

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