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What is the name of the micro organisms that cause disease?

Pathogenic micro organisms or pathogens

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What is the name of harmless micro organisms?

Non pathogenic micro organisms

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What are the round shaped bacteria called

Cocci

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What are the rod shaped bacteria called

Bacilli

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What bacteria can survive without oxygen?

Anaerobic

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What can survive with oxygen?

Aerobic

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What bacilli bacteria can be found in the oral cavity?

Lactobacilli
Bacillus fusiformis (ANUG)
Actinomyces
Porphyromonas ginigivalis
Prevotella intermedia

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What spirochete bacteria can be found in the oral cavity?

Borellia Vincenti (ANUG)
Treponema denticola/Vincenti

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How can spores be killed?


Sterilisation

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What is smaller a virus or bacteria?

A virus

10

How can viruses be killed?

Sterilisation only

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What is another name for mumps?

Paramyxovirus

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What is another name for chicken pox/shingles?

Herpes varicella/herpes zoster

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What are out three natural lines of defence?

Skin and mucous membrane
Surface secretions onto skin
Inflammatory response

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What is acquired immunity?

Creation of antibodies during an attack
(Can't get the same thing twice)

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What is natural immunity?

Present from birth
DNA

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What is passive immunity

Mother to child