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Symbiosis

Organisms living together

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2 most common super kingdoms

* Firmicutes
* Bacteroides

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Good normal microbiota do:

* Prevent overgrowth (Competitive exclusion)
* Break down carbs
* Make vitamins (EX: K)

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Types of microbes of normal microbiota:

* Bacteria
* Fungi
* Protozoa

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Commensalism

* One of the organisms benefit and the other is unaffected.
* Many that make up our normal microbiota are commensals

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Mutualism

Type of symbiosis that benefit both organisms.

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Parasitism

One organism benefits by deriving nutrients from the other

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Opportunistic pathogen's

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

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Prevent overgrowth

Competitive exclusion

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Begins with an outbreak. Spreads at a rapid speed so we need to try and contain it.

Epidemic Disease

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Disease that spread from host to host. Directly or indirectly.
Ex: Flu, arbovirus

Communicable Disease

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An epidemic disease worldwide.
Ex: Seasonal flu, AIDS

Pandemic Disease

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KPC

Klebsiella Pneumoniae Carbapenemase

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Common virus in a hospital

Norovirus: food borne, dry vomit (stomach flu)