• Infection Control
    IC02 Causes and spread of infection Outcome 1 Understand the causes of 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...
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  • Microbiology
    Reproduction = sexual or asexual Parasite = derives nutrition from living host Types of Microorgs: Algae Photosynthetic eukaryotes Cell wall composed of cellulose Use photosynthesis for food and growth Types of Microorgs: Viruses (Hepatitis, Herpes, Influenza) Acellular: Can only be seen...
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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...
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  • Microbiology Notes
    * Fungi * Protozoa * Algae (helimints, plants, animals) ** Major difference – organization of nuclear structure ** * Viruses Cellular Organization * Prokaryotic * Cell envelope * Nucleoid * Eukaryotic * Cell envelope * Organelles * Nucleus...
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  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
    cellular structure and mode of reproduction. Expressed in the simplest possible terms, prokaryotes are the bacteria and archaea (see section 1.2.1), and eukaryotes are all other cellular microorganisms, e.g. fungi, protozoa and algae. The crucial difference between these two types of cell is the...
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  • Microbiology
    kingdoms of eukaryotic organism (animals, plants, fungi, and protists). The traditional kingdom Monera has been divided into 2 domains: the domain Bacteria (true bacteria ) and the domain Arachaea. The Archaea exhibit many differences from the Bacteria: • Different cell membrane...
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  • Pneumonia
    are responsible for most cases. The most common causes of pneumonia are viruses and bacteria. Less common causes of infectious pneumonia include fungi and parasites. Viruses Viruses must invade cells in order to reproduce. Typically, a virus reaches the lungs when airborne droplets are inhaled...
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  • Infection Conrol
    particular importance in hospital hygiene. Pathogenic organisms and disease Micro organisms can be catogorised in groups such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. This is a bacteria structure. They reproduce by a process known as binary fission and each bacterium divides into two which...
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  • Microbiology Study Guide
    Study Guide for Exam 1 Microbiology 1. 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...
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  • Notes on Taxonomy: Bacteria
    eukaryotes by the following 4-kingdom system of classification ○ Monera - all prokaryotes, including true bacteria and blue-green algae ○ Protoctista - all eukaryotic algae, protozoa, and fungi ○ Plantae - all green plants ○ Animalia - all animals derived from a zygote, a cell formed by...
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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...
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  • Bio Notes Ch1
    tissues or foods in the hosts gut the parasite benefits but the host may be harmed. Ectoparasites such as ticks, fleas and leaches live on their hosts whereas endoparasites such as nematode worms, tapeworms, flatworms, bacteria, fungi and viruses live inside their hosts. Allelopathy: a process where...
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  • Ic02 Causes and Spread of Infection
    IC02 Causes and spread of 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...
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  • Definition of Pathogen and Research Into the Main Features of Bacteria, Protozoa, Fungi and Viruses.
    TAQ1 Definition of 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...
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  • Pneumonia
    . 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 causes have been excluded. Typical symptoms...
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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...
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  • Science Sypnosis Class 11
    scientific/ botanical name in biology? 7. A virus is considered as a living organism and an obligate parasite when inside a host cell. But virus is not classified along with bacteria or fungi. What are the characters of virus that are similar to non-living objects? 8. In the five kingdom system of...
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  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    drugs which will slow the rate at which the virus replicates, delaying the onset of AIDS. The symptoms of HIV are the result of infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. These conditions do not normally develop in individuals with healthy immune systems, which protect the...
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  • Diversity of Living Things
    from being engulfed and from drying out. This is usually found in the more deadly disease causing bacteria. Cell wall- the cell wall is made of peptidoglycan a protein sugar. It protects the bacteria and can keep it from collapsing when exposed to pressure. The two major differences are gram...
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  • Science
    plants and animals, bacteria, fungi and crystalline substances and identify them. Particularly, the shape and the structure of the above objects can be observed clearly. Hence, the optical microscope, is made use in school laboratories, medical research institutions, pathology laboratories in...
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