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What is the scientific name and street name of a bacteria with no cell wall?
What type of bacteria is mycobacterium?
What gram negative bacteria is ubiquitous(lives in soil), has a bacillis shape, loves water, and has smaller porin proteins?
What does pseudomonas aeroginosa cause?
death by suffocation in cystic fibrosis patients
Who are at high risk of being infected with pseudomonas aeroginosa?
cystic fibrosis patients
What diseases have a glycocalx capsule?
What chain of circular bacteria becomes an opportunist in the mouth?
What normal flora in the throat causes pnemonia in the lungs?
What does the antibiotic penicillin do?
digests the peptidoglycan of bacteria
prevents from binary fission being completed
*new bacteria cells made without peptidoglycan will burst
What disease uses the endorspore mechanism to survive?
What do the endospores of C. tetani do to the body?
exotoxins caught lockjaw and other tight painful contractions