Flashcards in Ch. 14 Deck (14):
Organisms living together
2 most common super kingdoms
Good normal microbiota do:
* Prevent overgrowth (Competitive exclusion)
* Break down carbs
* Make vitamins (EX: K)
Types of microbes of normal microbiota:
* One of the organisms benefit and the other is unaffected.
* Many that make up our normal microbiota are commensals
Type of symbiosis that benefit both organisms.
One organism benefits by deriving nutrients from the other
Do not cause disease and their normal habitat in a healthy person but do in a different environment. Some are commensals and some are not
Begins with an outbreak. Spreads at a rapid speed so we need to try and contain it.
Disease that spread from host to host. Directly or indirectly.
Ex: Flu, arbovirus
An epidemic disease worldwide.
Ex: Seasonal flu, AIDS
Klebsiella Pneumoniae Carbapenemase