Aerobic Gram Positive Bacilli

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Choyte02
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Aerobic Gram Positive Bacilli
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2012-03-10 09:02:44
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Aerobic GPB
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  1. What are three items that can be used to classify aerobic gram positive bacilli?
    • Non-spore formers
    • Spore formers
    • Aerobic Actinomycetes
  2. Dormant Stage of bacterium formed during harsh environmental conditions.
    Endospores
  3. What are endospore resistant to?
    • Heat
    • Drying
    • Chemicals
  4. What are 3 non-spore forming gram positive bacilli?
    • Cornyebacterium
    • Listeria Monocytogenes
    • Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
  5. What are 2 general characteristics of corynebacterium?
    • NF of human/animal mucous membranes
    • Environmental bacteria
    • Difficult to classify and speciate
    • Considered to be "contaminants"
  6. Catalase positive
    Most are non-hemolytic
    Ferment carbohydrates
    Aerobes, facultative anaerobes
    Corynebacterium aka 'diptheroids' or 'coryneforms'

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