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Which of the 2 phyla, of the gram (+) bacteria domain, contains a low G + C?
Firmicutes

"Firm" = soft = low
Which of the 2 phyla, of the gram (+) bacteria domain, contains a high G + C?
Actinobacteria
Name the 7 genera within the phylum firmicutes.
1. Clostridium
2. Bacillus
3. Lactic acid bacteria (general)
4. Staphylococcus
5. Enterococcus
6. Listeria
7. Streptococcus

"B-L-E-S-S C"
Of the 7 genera within the phylum firmicutes, which are human pathogens?
Staphylococcus
Enterococcus
Listeria
Streptococcus
From the genus Listeria, which species causes abortion and still births in humans?
L. monocytogenes
Within the phyla firmicutes, what does Lysteria monocytogenes do?
Cause abortion and still births
Of the 7 genera within the phylum firmicutes, which are spore forming?
Clostridium
Bacillus
Name the 3 genera within the phylum Actinobacteria.
1. Mycobacteria
2. Corynebacteria
3. Actinomycetes

"M-A-C"
Of the 3 genera within the phylum Actinobacteria, which causes tuberculosis?
Mycobacteria
Of the 3 genera within the phylum Actinobacteria, which causes diptheria?
Corynebacteria
Of the 3 genera within the phylum Actinobacteria, which causes actinomycosis?
Actinomycetes
From the phylum Actinobacteria, what does the genus Mycobacteria cause?
Tuberculosis
From the phylum Actinobacteria, what does the genus Corynebacteria cause?
Diphtheria
From the phylum Actinobacteria, what does the genus Actinomycosis cause?
Actinomycosis
Which disease causes an infection that attacks the throat and nose by forming a membrane over the throat and tonsils, which makes it hard to swallow?
Diphtheria - Corynebacteria (genus)
Which disease causes an infection by the formation of abscesses on the face and neck?
Actinomycosis - Actinomycetes (genus)