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j.Differentiate between the structure, pathogenic properties and mechanisms by which bacteria, viruses and fungi cause disease.
more resistant than grampositive bacteria toantibioticswall they containendotoxins, which arereleased when the bacteria islysed.Endotoxins causefever, hypotension, DIC andseptic shock and are notneutralize by antibioticsGRAM POSITIVEBACTERIAStaph aureusStrep pyogenesStrep. Pneumoniaee.colic. perfringesc diffshigellastaphstrepbacillus (anthrax)clostridium (tetnus)Some gram-positivebacteria secrete teichoicacid which helps toprotect them fromcomplement mediatedlysise they retain the purple gramstain. They lack the extra