Okay so heres the modified notes. I took out everything that wasnt on the test
so everything that is on this study guide is stuff you should know. I marked
everything with what kind of question it is too so you its easier to know what
to study. If I dont
Belong to the Kingdom mycetae
Predate land plants by 35 million years
Largest living organism on earth (4 square miles,
humongous fungus in Oregon)
Parasitic, saprophytic (live and feed off dead matter)
1. You heat fix a bacterial smear for all of the following reasons except:
a. Kill the bacteria
b. Adhere bacteria to the slide
c. Helps the bacteria to grow.
2. Most bacteria grow at _pH levels.
Normal Flora vs. Transient Flora-normal flora-permanent microbial residents of the human body
-transient flora-organisms not firmly entrenched in or on the skin, residing with us only
Nosocomial Infection-infections acquired in hospitals or he
Studies of the human microbiome:
Microbiome can be nay part of our body either external or internal where microbes can live
Ex.leg, finger, hair,heart, sole of feet
What is the most diverse microbiome in our body?
Mouth/nose 231 different phy