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Flashcards in Bacterial Morphology Deck (34)
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Actinomyces

Anaerobic Gram (+) branching filamentous

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Bacillus

Aerobic Gram (+) rod

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Bacteroides

Anaerobic Gram (-) rod

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Bartonella

Zoonotic Gram (-) rod

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Bordetella

Gram (-) ("coccoid") rod

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Borrelia

Gram (-) spirochete (Giemsa)

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Brucella

Zoonotic Gram (-) ("coccoid") rod

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Campylobacter

Gram (-) comma-shaped rod

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Chlamydiae

Gram (-) pleomorphic; intracellular

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Clostridium

Anaerobic Gram (+) rod

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Corynebacterium

Gram (+) rod

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Enterobacter

Gram (-) rod

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Francisella

Zoonotic Gram (-) rod

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Gardnerella

Gram variable rod

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Haemophilus

Gram (-) pleomorphic ("coccoid") rod

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Helicobacter

Gram (-) comma-shaped rod; catalase, oxidase, AND urease (+)!

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Klebsiella

Gram (-) rod

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Legionella

Gram (-) rod; silver stain

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Leptospira

Gram (-) spirochete

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Listeria

Gram (+) rod

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Mycobacterium

Aerobic acid fast Gram (+) rod - contains mycolic acid

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Mycoplasma

No cell wall - does not Gram stain

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Neisseria

Gram (-) diplococci

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Nocardia

Aerobic, weakly acid fast Gram (+) branching filamentous

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Pasteurella

Zoonotic Gram (-) ("coccoid") rod

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Proteus

Gram (-) rod

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Pseudomonas

Gram (-) rod (aeruginosa = aerobic)

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Rickettsiae

Gram (-) pleomorphic; intracellular (Giemsa)

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Serratia

Gram (-) rod

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Staphylococcus

Gram (+) cocci in clusters

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Streptococcus

Gram (+) cocci in chains

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Treponema

Gram (-) spirochete

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Vibrio

Gram (-) comma-shaped rod

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Yersinia

Gram (-) rod