• Pneumonia
    air-filled sacs in the lungs responsible for absorbing oxygen. Pneumonia can result from a variety of causes, including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs. Its cause may also be officially described as ''idiopathic''—that is, unknown—when infectious...
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  • Infection Control
    infection The difference between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are: • Viruses are not living, whereas bacteria, fungi and parasites are all living organisms. • Viruses need a host cell to be able to replicate, bacteria can multiply themselves by cell division and fungi produce asexually...
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  • Microbiology
    Microorganisms are classified according to their structure. By means of flow charts, diagrams and tables explain the differences between Viruses, Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, Achaea and Fungi. Bacteria or bacterium are unicellular microorganisms. They are essentially only a few micrometres long and form of various...
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  • Bio 101 Notes
    Pathogens: What is the main difference between Pathogens, Parasites, and Predators? The main difference between Pathogens, Parasites, and Predators is related to their size. While Pathogens are Microscopic, Parasites are small, and Predators are large; all harm other organisms. What catagories of...
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  • Grade 11 Biology Exam Review
    Phylogenetic tree | Shows the evolutionary differences between different species | Capsid | The outer layer of protein that surrounds the genetic material of a virus | Conjugation | A process in which there is a transfer of genetic materials between two cells | Gymnosperm | A group in seed producing...
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  • Microbiology Notes
    microscope (smaller than 0.5mm) Misconceptions of Microorganisms * All microorganisms are pathogenic (disease producing) FALSE * The majority of bacteria are harmless and beneficial TRUE Aspects of microbiology * Basic biological science * About living cell and how they work * About...
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  • Microbiology
    Intro. To Taxonomy & The Classification of the Bacteria I. Principles of Biological Classification Organisms are classified into any particular group because they have certain common characteristics. Classification of organisms 1.) establishes the criteria for identifying organisms; 2.) it...
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  • Notes on Taxonomy: Bacteria
    kingdom belongs § Taxonomists try to decide how to sort the diverse characteristics of living things into categories that reflect fundamental differences of evolutionary significance * Morphology (structural characteristics) and geographic distributions also are considered in defining species...
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  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
    Stephen Denyer, Norman Hodges and Sean Gorman 2. Fundamental Features of Microbiology, 9 Norman Hodges 3. Bacteria, 23 David Allison and Peter Gilbert 4. Fungi, 44 Kevin Kavanagh and Derek Sullivan 5. Viruses, 59 Jean-Yves Maillard and David Stickler 6. Protozoa, 82 Tim Paget 7. Principles of Microbial Pathogenicity...
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  • Infection Conrol
    may land in their mouth, eye or nose causing infection in them. Indirect spread may also occur because some viruses can survive in the environment for days at a time. Because the respiratory viruses can also be found in the nose and throat of children for several days before they show any signs of an illness...
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  • Unit 22 health and social care level 2
    1.1 & 1.2 To start this unit I will be discussing about the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Bacteria: These are tiny microorganisms, they cannot be seen with the naked eye. They exist on virtually every living thing or object in the environment i.e. dirt, water, caves...
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  • Definition of Pathogen and Research Into the Main Features of Bacteria, Protozoa, Fungi and Viruses.
    Pathogen and research into the main features of bacteria, protozoa, fungi and viruses. Pathogens, or infectious agents, are microorganisms that cause disease or illness to their host. There are divided into four groups; bacteria, protozoa, fungi and viruses. The term pathogen most often describes an...
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  • Infectious Disease
    disease is a clinically evident illness resulting from the presence of pathogenic biological agents, including pathogenic viruses, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant proteins known as prions. These pathogens are able to cause disease in animals and/or plants. Infectious...
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  • Ic02 Causes and Spread of Infection
    infection The difference between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are: Viruses are coated genetic material that invade cells and use the cell's apparatus for reproduction. Bacteria are single celled organisms. Some classify them as a separate (fourth) kingdom on the tree of life. Fungi are multi-celled...
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  • Social Work
    Exam 1 Chapter 1 * Microbes in our lives * a few are pathogenic (disease causing) * decompose organic waste * bacteria recycle carbon, nutrients, sulfur, and phosphorous that can be used by plants and animals * are producers in the ecosystem by photosynthesis * used...
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  • Microbiology Study Guide
    Be able to list the 6 major organisms studied in microbiology: Bacteria, Protozoas, Algae, Parasites, Yeasts and Molds, and Viruses. 2. Know the 5 Kingdoms of living organisms: Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protista, and Monera- Bacteria and Cynobacteria. 3. Know the 5 characteristics of life: Cells...
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  • Science Sypnosis Class 11
    syllabi and textbooks for all stages of school education. Conscious effort has been made to discourage rote learning and to diffuse sharp boundaries between different subject areas. This is well in tune with the NPE–1986 and Learning Without Burden- 1993 that recommend child centred system of education...
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  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    thrive. A lentivirus (lente-, Latin for “slow”) is a genus, a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, of viruses of the Retroviridae family. Lentiviruses can deliver a significant amount of viral RNA (ribonucleic acid) into the DNA of the host cell and have the...
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  • Bio Notes Ch1
    Organisms that live in air do not experience an upthrust; they need support to function Temperature Varies daily with seasons and with latitude Little difference in temperature except in a very small and shallow body of water Wide range of temperature at high altitudes Availability of gases, water and ions...
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  • Bio 205 Workshop 2
    2 Bacteria Purpose of Bergy’s Manual: based on ribosomal RNA sequences, which presumably reflect phylogenetic (evolutionary) relationships. Used for the identification of prokaryotes. 2nd edition on classification of prokaryotes. 4 Tests/ Parameters that are evaluated to classify bacteria are:...
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