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3 Bacteria Shapes

Microbiology - 3 Bacteria Shapes

Cocci Round/Sperical
Cocci Diplococci of Streptococcus Pneumoniae (Gram +)
Cocci Streptococci of Streptococcus Pyogenes (Gram +)
Cocci Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (Gram -)
Cocci Sarcinae
Sarcinae 8 cells, 2 plates of 4 cells each
Sarcina Lutea Merisopedia is tetrads forming a plate
Staphules Bunches of grapes like in Staphylococcus Aureus (common pus forming bacteria, Gram +)
Pleomorhic No specific shape, Mycoplasmae do not have a complete cell wall)
Pleomorhic curved rods, short curved rod of Vibrio Choleae (Gram -)
Vibrio Cholerae Most deadly dehydration causing
Pleomorhic Flagella
Flagella Spirrilum Minor
Spirrilum Minor Gram +, Member of family Spirillaceae
Spirrilum Minor causes rat bite fever
Pleomorhic Spirochaetes (screwing in soft tissue - mucous membrane)
Spirochaetes Treponema Pallidum
Treponema Pallidum Syphilis Agent
Spirochaetes Borrelia Burgdorfer
Borrelia Burgdorfer Lyme disease agent (tick borne)
Spirochaetes Leptospira Interrogans
Leptospira Interrogans Jaundice like leptospriosis
Pleomorhic Special Shapes - star of stella, squares of Haloarula
Bacilli Straight rods
Bacilli Flat ends, round ends, fusiform
Bacilli all can be seen in different species of Bacillus (Gram +)
Bacilli B. Subtilis
B. Subtilis arranged as Strepto-Bacillary short/long filiament of bacilli
Bacilli Corynebacterium Diphtheriae
Corynebacterium Diptheriae diphtheroid arrangement
diptheroid arrangement picket fence, chinese lettering, pallisading
Bacilli Rosette Caulobacter
Bacilli Coccobacillary Rickettsiae
Created by: JYarger