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Three main groups of bacteria?
- Cocci - round
- bacilli - rod shaped
- spirochetes - spiral/corkscrew
Which organisms cause pathology?
- Others - mycoplasmas, chlamydia
The 4 multi-drug resistant bacteria
- C. Diff
- Penicillin-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae
- ESBL and GNR
What are Protozoa?
one celled microscopic organisms in the animal kingdom
pathogenic protozoa cause malaria, amebic dysentery and diarrhea
What are fungi?
Tiny primitive organisms of the plant kingdom that contain no chlorophyll
yeast and mold
- 1. Causative agent
- 2. Reservoir
- 3. Portal of exit
- 4. Mode of transfer
- 5. Portal of entry
- 6. Susceptible host