INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

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Gram negative cells will appear ____ on a gram stain?
Pink
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Gram positive cells will appear ____ on a gram stain?
Purple
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Outline the features of a gram negative cell wall
Two membranes, thin peptidoglycan sandwiched in-between, LPS (outer memb, extends)
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Outline the features of a gram positive cell wall
One membrane, Think peptidoglycan, teichoic acid
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What is in a chocolate agar?
Lysed RBCs --> Release the nutrients inside
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What does "colonisation" mean?
Bacteria are present in the host but are not causing an infection
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Name some virulence factors
Adherance Factors, endotoxins, exotoxins, ability to avoid host defences, enzymes
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What is the difference between symptoms and signs
Symptoms are felt by the patient only e.g. PAIN, signs are observable e.g. RASH
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Portal of Exit ---> Mode of Transmission ---> Portal of Entry
Portal of Exit ---> Mode of Transmission ---> Portal of Entry
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* LEARN epidemiological terms *
* LEARN epidemiological terms *
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