Clostridium & Other Anaerobes
Large (0.6-2 X 1-19 microns), Grampositive, rectangular rods
Grows on blood agar
Grows fast (10 min doubling time)
Produces a great
Non-Spore Forming Rod Shaped
Listeria monocytogenes and Corynebacterium diphtheria
What to know.
How does L. monocytogenes cause disease
(symptoms and epidemiology)?
Exam 3MMI 301
Section 1. Multiple choice (2pts each). Choose the best answer. This section is worth 40 points.
1. Which of the following virulence factors is/are not critical for Listeria monocytogenes?
A) Listeriolysin O (LLO)
So many people died of cholera in 1831 in the town of Du
Exam 2 MMI 301
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out on your scantron sheet. For the short answer questions, make sure that you
write clearly and conci
Review the basic bacteriology of Salmonella
Review the pathogenesis of enteric fever
Understand Salmonella gastroenteritis and its
Know that there are some Salmonella clones
adapted to specific hosts and that there are many
Lecture 12: Gram+ cocci, Staphylococcus
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Staph infections
Bucs' infectious way of losing continues against Philly
October 13, 2013|George Diaz
TAMPA The Buccaneers officially reached the lows of NFL misery on Sunday.
Active versus passive immunity
Virulence factors and rational design of vaccines
The idea is to base vaccine design on known virulence properties
The good news - Successful Bacterial Vacci
N. gonorrhoeae, EM courtesy of Charlie Brinton
EM shows typical diplococcal
Exam 1 MMI 301
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out on your Scantron sheet. For the short answer questions, make sure that you
write clearly and concisely. T
Exam 4 MMI 301
12-14-12 / 12-20-12
1:30pm 3:30pm / 2:45pm 4:45pm
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out on your scantron sheet. This exam is made up of 50 questions that together
Small gram-negative, with atypical outer envelope.
Rigid outer membrane strengthened by disulphide cross-linked cysteine
rich membrane proteins.
Lack normal peptidoglycan.
Obligate intracellular parasites.
Cannot be gr
Borrelia and Treponema
Spirochaetales: A large order of general including
several notable pathogens including: Treponema
pallidum, Borrelia burgdorferi and Leptospira interrogans.
They are placed essentially in this order by virtu
Grilled chicken salad recalled after E. coli outbreak
Maggie Fox, NBC News
A company that makes prepared chicken salad has recalled more than 180,000 pounds of its products after
some were linked to a few cases of E. coli infection. California-based Glass
Mycobacterium tuberculosis - The Dogma
Humans are the main reservoir - one third of the worlds
population is infected.
The majority of those infected do not develop disease.
Those that develop actual disease (active TB) are the
Pseudomonas is an opportunistic pathogen
P. aeruginosa can be found
Bacillus anthracis (anthrax)
Gram positive spore forming rods
Properties of Bacillus anthracis
Diseases caused by and virulence factors made by
Anthrax and bioterrorism
Sortase dependent attachment of surface proteins in
Exam 2 — MMI 301
October 28, 2013
5:00pm — 7:00pm
Write your name at the top on all pages of this exam. Questions 1 - 42 should be ﬁlled out
on your Scantron sheet. For the short answer questions, make sure that you write clearly