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What is connoted by the term "vibroid"?
It is used to refer to a helical bacteria that does not have a full "turn"
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In which kind of host can Wolbachia usually be found?
insects
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Bartonella henselae causes ____.
cat-scratch disease
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What pathogen causes gonorrhoea?
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
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Bordatella pertussis causes ____.
pertussis (whooping cough)
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What pathogen causes meningococcal meningitis?
Neisseria meningitidis
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Francisella tularensis causes ____.
tularemia
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What type of infection can usually be attributed to Pseudomonads?
A nosocomial, or hospital-derived infection
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Legionella cause ____.
legionellosis, or "legionnaire's disease"
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Coxiella burnettii causes ____.
Q fever
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What causes cholera?
Vibrio cholerae
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Which baterial group is often referred to as "enterics"?
Enterobacteriales
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What causes typhoid fever?
Salmonella typhi
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What are "serovars"?
Serological varieties
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What species is believed to be responsible for many urinary and respiratory tract infections that are acquired in hospitals?
Serratia marcescens
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What pathogen causes the so-called "Black Death"?
Yersinia pestis
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Which two species of Enterobacter are capable of causing nosocomial infections?
Enterobacter cloacae

Enterobacter aerogenes
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Which pathogenic bacteria (genus) can be found in the mouth, upper respiratory tract, intestinal tract, etc.?
Haemophilus
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