Microbiology and Life Threatening Diseases
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Microbiology deals with the study of tiny organisms that are only visible with a microscope.
Although there are benefits from these microbes such as vaccinati
January 18th 2017
Phage Therapy: University of Delaware
A relatively new type of treatment is being studied in Delaware regarding a
solution to antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. A phage is another term for
Individual Case Study
1. Introduction: Necrotizing Fasciitis
Other Names: Hemolytic Streptococcal Gangrene or Meleney Ulcer
History: First discovered during the Civil War (1861-1865) by confede
Introduce your disease. Include other names, history, researchers who studied it.
Naegleria is an ameba, Naegleria fowleri is the only type that infects humans.
Naegleria is also known as the brain-eating ameba. The first infection re
1. What were the first few days after birth like? What kind of changes happened
with you and the baby? The first few days after birth were tiring, I was very sore
and in pain. Changes with me began immediately after the birth of Miguel, I now
had to adjus
Chapter 11, Muscular Tissue
Testing Your Comprehension
ATP is required for both contraction and relaxation of muscle. In contraction, it must activate the myosin
ATPase before myosin can bind to the active sites of actin. One ATP
Which of these SIMs tests is positive for the
presence of indole?
1:8 and above is
immune; 1:2 and 1:4 will
At what point would a person be considered immune? At
what point would vaccination or booster be needed?
1.29x10 or 129,000,000
The final dilution factor for this plate is 10 and your count is
129, how many cells per milliliter are in the original sample?
8.7x10 or 870,000 CFU/mL
The final dilution factor for this plate is 10 and your count is 87,
CH 12 Eukaryotic Microbes
Outline the major groups of eukaryotic microbes: Eukaryotes- Fungi Algae Protozoa
Distinguishing features of the Fungi; the mushrooms, molds, and yeasts
Define saprophytic Rhizoids may anchor to substrate
CH.3 Review Questions
1. In this type of microscope, dark objects are visible against a bright background.
2. Laser light illuminates each plane in a specimen to pr
CH.6 Virus Part 1 Review
1. The protein shell of a virus is called?
C) Nucleic acid core
2. A modified piece of the host cell membrane that some viruses have:
C) DNA core
3. The subunits that make
CH.5 Review Questions
1. Fungi that obtain substrates from dead plants and animals are called:
2. The woven, intertwining mass of hyphae that makes up the body or colony of a mold:
CH.4 Review Questions
1. Prokaryote cell walls are made of:
2. This cell is:
CH.4 Review Questions
3. The best name for this group of bacteria is:
Chapter 11 Practice Questions
1. A process that destroys or removes all viable microorganisms, including viruses.
2. The use of an agent to destroy vegetative pathogens (not bacterial endos
1. Which of the following is anabolic?
B) Krebs cycle
D) Electron transport chain
2. Which of the following speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction without becoming part
1. A simple molecule that contains a combination of atoms other than carbon and hydrogen:
A) Inorganic nutrients
B) Organic nutrients
2. Self-feeders;use carbon dioxide:
Chapter 10 Practice Questions
1. DNA can be cut into smaller pieces by using enzymes called _ _.
B) Restriction Endonucleases
2. The site of DNA where restriction endonucleases cut?
B) Sticky Ends
CH.6 Virus Part 2 Review
1. When a virus infects the host cell and it becomes multinucleated, the cell is called:
C) Negri bodies
2. Oncogenic viruses lead to:
A) Cell lysis
B) Uncontrolled cell growth
CH.1 Review Questions
1. Which of the following is something that viruses do NOT do?
2. The way microbes can be used to consume oil from oil spills is an example of:
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