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course 22 unit 1

Microbiology The study of microorganisms
Pathogens disease producing microorganisms
Bacteria Type of microorganism which are identified based on characteristics such as size and shape
Spores Productive shell like covering on bacteria keeping it resistant to heat and chemicals
Staphylococci irregular cluster of bacteria casues staph infection
Steptococci chain formation of bacteria causes step throat
Tetanus disease caused by spores common results in lockjaw
Aerobic bacteria must have oxygen to grow and live, most bacteria are aerobic
ANaerobic Bacteria live without ogygen are usually destroyed with the presence of oxygen
Created by: istephens