Microbiology exam 1

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  1. Colonization
    • Presence of microbes on the body without tissue invasion or damage.
    • Microbes called normal flora.
  2. Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)
    • A hospital aquired infection.
    • May not see symptoms right away
    • most are preventable
  3. ways to prevent infection (3)
    • -treat everyone as if they are infected.
    • -hand hygiene ( soap, sanatizer)
    • -Respiratory hygiene ( sneezing into sleeve)
  4. Define Microbiology
    The study of microorganisms
  5. Types of bacteria (6) b,f,v,p,a,h
    • 1. Bacteria
    • 2. Fungus
    • 3. Virus
    • 4. Protozoan
    • 5. Algae
    • 6. Helminths
  6. 1.Bacteriology
    2.Virology
    3.parasitology
    4.Mycology
    5.Mycobacteriology
    6.Serology
    • Study of:
    • 1.bacteria
    • 2.viruses
    • 3.parasites
    • 4.fungus
    • 5.fungus/bacteria
    • 6.antigen...
  7. How to write Genus species
    • Genus is capitalized and can be abbreviated
    • species is lower case
    • Ex: S. aureus
  8. Spontaneous Generation (false)
    • Life can arise spontaneously from no longer living things.
    • Fransisco Redi proved false
  9. Biogenesis
    Living cells only arise from preexisting cells.
  10. Germ thoery of disease
    Disease may be caused by microscopic organisms
  11. Anton Van Leeuwenhoek
    First to use microscopes to see microorganisms

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