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What are the three shapes of bacteria
cocci - round
bacilli - rod shaped
spirochetes - corkscrew
How is identification of a bacteria done?
Cultured on a medium
Rocky mountain spotted fever and typhus are caused by???
Rickettsias
Fungi reproduce by means of ______
Spores
What are the most common helminths?
Roundworms
What are mycoplasmas
Very small organisms without a cell wall
What temperature does the moist heat nead to be for 20 minutes to destroy viruses?
250 degrees
What are contaminated inanimate objects called?
Fomites
What does aseptic mean?
Free of microorganisms
What is the bactericidal inzyme in the GI tract?
Lysozyme
What is interferon???
Biologic response modifier that affects cellular growth
When do you use air-borne precautions?
Pts with Measles, Varicella, TB