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Quiz 5 Microbiology Coliform and Noncoliform
Where is enterobacteriaaceae located?
In the gut (also in the soil)
What is coliform and noncoliform?
Coliform can break down lactose
Noncoliform can not break down lactose
Coliform or noncoliform?
Anaerobic or aerobic?
Where is it most commonly found?
Found in the large intestine
What is Enteroinvasive E. coli and what does it do?
EHEC (Enterohemorragic E. coli) (Heinz 57)
Destroys colon and kidneys
What is the leading cause of death in infants in the world?
What causes traveler's diarrhea (montezuma's revenge)?
70% is caused by E. coli in the water
What percent of Urinary tract infections are caused by E. coli?
Are citrobacter and Seratia pathogenic or non pathogenic?
What takes very few to make you sick and is highly viralic?
Coliform and noncoliform?
All over the place, drinking bad water
Stomach pains and high fever after a few days
What caused the 1985 epidemic?
Salmonella in contaminated milk
What causes salmonella food poisoning and what are the symptoms?
Raw eggs (1 in 3 chickens have it)
Diarrhea, vomiting, GI upset
Coliform or Noncoliform?
Causes dysentery (abdominal pain and bloody, mucous diarrhea)
Leads to what?
Africa and India during monsoon
Lymph node biopsy
Type B causes what?
Epiglotitis (closes airway)