Flashcards in Exam 1 Part 1 Deck (52)
What body system is affected by Variant Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease?
What is the causative agent responsible for vCJD?
What disease is caused by Streptococcus pyogenes which is a Gram (+) bacteria and affects the skin?
What is the causative agent for Vibrio vulnificus Infection?
What type of organism is Vibrio vulnificus?
Gram (-) bacteria
What body system is affected by Vibrio vulnificus infection?
What is the causative agent for Pertussis?
What type of organism causes Pertussis?
Gram (-) bacteria
What body system is affected by Pertussis?
What is the causative agent of Aspergillosis?
What type of organism causes Aspergillosis?
What body system is affected by Aspergillosis?
What causes Chikungunya?
What body system is affected by Chikungunya?
What body system is affected by the causative agent Norovirus?
What is the disease caused by Norovirus?
What Disease is caused by Hantavirus?
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
What body system is affected by Hantavirus?
What is the working definition of microbiology?
Study of entities too small to be seen with the unaided human eye.
What is abiogenesis?
Who challenged spontaneous generation by putting meat into three different jars (one open, one sealed, and covered)?
Who challenged spontaneous generation by briefly boiling broth? (bacteria grew after a few days)
Who challenged spontaneous generation by boiling broth until it was clear? (bacteria did not grow after a few days)
Who put Spontaneous Generation to rest permanently?
Which hypothesis of Fermentation was correct?
Yeasts ferment grape juice into alcohol
What microbiological event had a greater impact upon culture and society than any disease or epidemic?
What yeast means "sugar fungus that makes beer?"
Who hypothesized that microbes were responsible for diseases?
Louis Pasteur (Germ Theory of Disease)
What is the study of causation of disease?