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What are the three characteristics of viruses? structure, taxonomy, and replication What makes up virus structure? viral genome (nucleic acid), capsid (protein coat which surrounds the genome), virion (entire virus = nucleic acid, capsid, envelope,

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How are Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes D-K diseases transmitted? sexual contact hand to eye, or congenitally What does Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes D-K cause? urethritis, cervicitis, PID, epididymitis, infant pneumonia, and conjunctivitis. How are Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes

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How is Tuberculosis transmitted? Droplet Nuclei via coughing, highly communicable How is the tuberculosis primary infection acquired? the person inhales the organisms and they multiply in the alveolar macrophages unaffected by the immune systemHypersensitivity and

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The Scientist That first saw and described protozoans and bacteria calling  them animacules was:  Van LeeVuwenhoek Which of these scientist(s) was/were involved in, among other things, investigating the ideaof spontaneous generation? Redi & Pasteur The

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Microbiology The very small study of life  EVIDENCE FOR LIFE i. IS THE OUTSIDE OF DIFFERENT THAN THE INSIDE WITH BARRIERii. ENERGY CONVERSIONiii. REPRODUCTION 2) Viruses & Prions i. no cell membraneii. No energy transformation

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organism any living thing   pathogen disease causing organism pathogenicity ability of pathogen to gain entry to host tissue and bring about disease virulence “full of poison”   DEGREE to which a pathogen causes disease

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Father of modern microbiology, was convinced that bacteria were transmitted by airborne particulates, left swan neck flasks unsealed and they remained sterile (1850)(bacteria-proof filters), developed pasteurization after observing spoiled wine and deducing that spoilage was

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