j Differentiate between the structure pathogenic properties and mechanisms by

J differentiate between the structure pathogenic

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j.Differentiate between the structure, pathogenic properties and mechanisms by which bacteria, viruses and fungi cause disease.
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more resistant than gram positive bacteria to antibiotics wall they contain endotoxins, which are released when the bacteria is lysed. Endotoxins cause fever, hypotension, DIC and septic shock and are not neutralize by antibiotics GRAM POSITIVE BACTERIA Staph aureus Strep pyogenes Strep. Pneumoniae e.coli c. perfringes c diff shigella staph strep bacillus (anthrax) clostridium (tetnus) Some gram-positive bacteria secrete teichoic acid which helps to protect them from complement mediated lysis e they retain the purple gram stain. They lack the extra
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