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Spiral-shaped bacteria are identified as:
Rickettsiae are transmitted by:
A valuable laboratory test for determining bacterial identification is a/an:
Microbes that prefer to live without oxygen are called:
The relationship in which organisms occupy the same hibitat but do not affect each other is known as:
A relationship that benefits one organism at the expense of the other is:
A disease that occurs quickly & has rapid recovery is known as a/an:
Vaccination is an example of:
Artificial active immunity
Which of the organelles of the cell is responsible for the production of energy as ATP?
Which process is an active transport mechanism?
Which organism causes gas gangrene?
Staphylococcus normally found on the skin is an example of:
Which of the following microorganisms is rod-shaped?
The simplest form of cell organization is the:
Fine, thread-like appendages that provide bacteria with motion are:
A bacillus found in the intestine is:
The part of the body that has the most abundant & various microbes is the:
Mouth & throat
Which term defines microorgamisms that are capable of producing disease under favorable condition?
Positive assurance of sterility can be accomplished only with the use of:
Which of the following bacteria is gram positive?
Syphilis is caused by:
Malaria & amoebic dysentery are caused by:
A bacteria frequently found in soil, water, sewage, debris, & air is:
A vegetative resting state of some bacilli is known as a:
A passive process in which there is a net or greater movement of molecules or ions from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration is called:
DNA is contained within the:
Phagocytosis by the white blood cells is an example of the body's:
Second line of defense
Cell "drinking" is called:
An organelle that is responsible for the packaging of proteins is the:
An organelle that contains an exzyme that destroys foreign substances within the cell is the:
The division of a reproductive cell into two cells with 23 chromosomes each is called:
A disease that is commonly found in a community is considered:
Which bacteria causes rheumatic fever?
What term describes someone known as a "host" who has an infection but displays no symptoms?
An example of autoimmune disease is:
Chemical substances that react with the body & cause the formation of antibodies are known as:
An acid-fast test is used to identify:
A type of relationship in which two organisms live together but only one benefits is:
The smallest living microorganism that must live within another cell is a:
Cell "eating" is called:
A solution in which the concentration of water molecules is the same as in blood is said to be:
Which structure is known as the control center of the cell?
Division of the parent cell's cytoplasm & organelles is known as:
Inorganic compunds usually lack:
The symbol for sodium chloride:
In what environment is Escherichia coli (E. coli) usually found:
Which type of microorganism requires an amount of oxygen that is less than the amount contained in the atmosphere?
A constant relationship between unlike species of organisms
What microorganism is responsible for causing gastric ulcer disease?
What microorganism is responsible for causeing Creutzfeld-Jakob disease?
Microorganisms that habitually live in the epidermis deep in the crevices & folds of the skin are:
Toxins (poisons) that are soluble & diffuse out of intact bacterial cells into the surrounding tissue: