Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (17):
What is the name of the micro organisms that cause disease?
Pathogenic micro organisms or pathogens
What is the name of harmless micro organisms?
Non pathogenic micro organisms
What are the round shaped bacteria called
What are the rod shaped bacteria called
What bacteria can survive without oxygen?
What can survive with oxygen?
What bacilli bacteria can be found in the oral cavity?
Bacillus fusiformis (ANUG)
What spirochete bacteria can be found in the oral cavity?
Borellia Vincenti (ANUG)
How can spores be killed?
What is smaller a virus or bacteria?
How can viruses be killed?
What is another name for mumps?
What is another name for chicken pox/shingles?
Herpes varicella/herpes zoster
What are out three natural lines of defence?
Skin and mucous membrane
Surface secretions onto skin
What is acquired immunity?
Creation of antibodies during an attack
(Can't get the same thing twice)
What is natural immunity?
Present from birth