Clinical Laboratory - Bacteriology

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Clinical Laboratory - Bacteriology
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Chapter 7 - NAVEDTRA 14295
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  1. Bacteria that reproduce best at 15-20 degrees C
    Psychrophilic
  2. Bacteria that reproduce best at 20-45 degrees C
    Mesophilic
  3. Bacteria that reproduce best at 50-55 degrees C
    Thermophilic
  4. Organisms that reproduce in the presence of O2
    Aerobes
  5. Organisms that grow only in the presence of free O2
    Obligate aerobes
  6. Organisms that do not reproduce in the presence of O2
    Anaerobes
  7. Organisms that grow only in the absence of free O2 & are killed if exposed to free O2
    Obligate anaerobes
  8. Organisms that grow in the presence of free oxygen & in an O2-free atmosphere.
    Facultative organisms
  9. Organisms that grow only in low amounts of free O2
    Microaerophilic organisms
  10. Spherical, appears singly, in pairs, chains, clusters, or packets
    Coccus (pl - cocci)
  11. Rod-shaped, appears singly, in chains, or in palisades
    Bacillus (pl - bacilli)
  12. Spiral-, corkscrew-, or comma-shaped, appearing singly only
    Spirillum (pl - spirilla)
  13. A gummy, gelatinous, or mucoid structure surrounding certain bacteria
    capsule
  14. An inactive, resting, and resistant form produced within the organism, usually as a result of unfavorable environmental conditions.
    Spore
  15. A hairlike structure that provides motility.
    Flagellum
  16. Self-nourishing bacteria
    Autotrophic bacteria
  17. Non self-sustaining bacteria
    Heterotrophic bacteria

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