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Escherichia Coli bacterium
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Escherichia coli is a bacterium which is referred to as an enterobacteriacea that is a bacteria that exists normally in the intestine of human and animals. This bacterium which exists in the form of gram negative rods has been named after the man, Theodor Escherich who discovered them in the year 1885.… This bacterium is not completely aerobic that is it can…
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Case study Bacterium
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This is a disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia Burgdorferi. This is the most common tick-borne disease in North America. The patient recently – in the month of May and June, visited Wisconsin area. As a part of her… Her immediate history of visiting to the wilds and then generating a circular rash with a dim center in the form of a bulls eye is an…
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Experiment on the bacterium Escherichia coli
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I would like to per'onally thank all of the people involved with the Univer'ity of Hudder'field, who helped with my final year di'ertation, which include' all laboratory 'taff and off cour'e, my lecturer and tutor, Dr Mike Leonard. Aim: To attempt to find the conditions in which the bacterium Escherichia coli (E.coli) growth occurs at an optimum level, when exposing different E.coli strains to different conditions, such as growth media and temperature.…
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Essay about bacterium capsule based on Lecture file
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It is attached to the cell wall through phospholipids. It promotes bacteria adhesion to surfaces. It also acts as a permeability barrier and as a defense mechanism against phagocytosis and desiccation… Since it is a layer that lies outside the cell wall of bacteria, it is well organized and it is not easily washed off. This makes it diffuse through the trachea…
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Concider the global impact of a waterborne infectious disease (which may be caused by a bacterium or parasite) and discuss current methods for detection, treatment and prevention
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Prokaryotes are collection of organisms whose cell has no nucleus and are mainly unicellular. Bacteria are just a few micrometers long in size and on the basis of shape are classified in three… They can help in promoting good health, some digestion and some serve medicinal purposes. Lactobacillis is a family of bacteria found in the human digestive tract.…
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Each Illness is Caused by a Bacterium
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A 27-year old white female presented at the walking clinic of her local physician on August 15. On physical exam, the patient had a fever of 38.5C. She appeared fatigued, had tender joints, and complained of a headache, a stiff neck and a backache. … The physician noted an irregular heartbeat. The patient complained of lack of ability to concentrate. The…
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Bartonella henselae
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BARTONELLA HENSELAE Name Bartonella Henselae Introduction: The infective bacterium bartonella henselae results in different pathological conditions which include cat scratch disease, bacillary parenchymatous peliosis, recurrent rickettsemia as well as a vascular pathology referred to as bacillary angiomatosis.… B. Henselae comes from the rickettsiaceae family…
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Microbiology - Leprosy
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This condition is also referred to as Hansen disease after the name of the person, Dr. Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen who discovered this condition in the year 1874. Mycobacterium… This bacterium has an important property which has labeled it as a slowly dividing bacterium that is it takes 14 days for the growth to become two fold. This also accounts for the…
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Antibiotics
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The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is commonly found on human skin and in the nasal passages where it can exist for years without causing any problems at all. If, however, the bacterium reaches internal areas through a breach, or if the immune system is for any reason impaired,… In response to the bacterium’s ability to mutate, scientists developed large…
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LOVE (14% Discount)
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Microorganisms just like other living things are classified according to similarities and differences and each microorganism has its role in transfer of matter from one form to another. It follows that catabolism and anabolism of these organisms yield compounds which do not have… Effect of a microorganism or virulence of a bacterium may be caused by an…
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Lactobacillus Bulgaricus vs E.Coli
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Lactobacillus bulgaricus vs. E.coli Name: Institution: Introduction Microorganisms just like other living things are classified according to similarities and differences and each microorganism has its role in transfer of matter from one form to another. It follows that catabolism and anabolism of these organisms yield compounds which do not have or have effects on the immediate surroundings.…
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Lab 4 Infectious Bacterial Identification from DNA
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Other ways of identifying bacteria such as Grahm staining and Ziehl-Neelsen staining which use staining of the bacteria using a special dye prove to be inefficient in comparison to genetic testing method that use DNA sequencing. Genetic testing has an advantage over the other… It is difficult to identify bacterial pathogens using the common lab processes which…
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Case study
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Blackout syndrome Patients of the blackout syndrome are profusely bleeding various parts of their body including eyes, ears, noses, hands, neck, hands and feet. After an extensive such is carried out in the premises of the patients, it is concluded that the only factor they have in common (both used milk in their meals) is the possible cause of their state.…
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He characterisationand identificationof your unknown bacteriu: s c i e n t i f i cp a p e
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There are several traditional and modern methods that we can use to identify, characterize the bacteria organisms. They are physical characteristics, biochemical tests, serological tests,… The micro organisms are ubiquitous in nature. The presence of some of these micro organisms in the food and in human body will lead to health effects. Hence the…
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Tuberculosis
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It mostly affects the lungs, but can also spread to other parts of the body, such as the nervous system or the circulatory system. Over one third of the world’s population now had this virus, and… The disease is spread by people who have the disease when they either cough, sneeze, spit, or talk. One sneeze can send about 40,000 droplets full of the infection.…
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Critical review
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Hares, Rabbits, and rodents are the most susceptible and usually die in large numbers following an outbreak. Humans can be infected through the following ways:… Following an infection the bacterium takes 14 incubation days after which symptoms begin to appear. Common symptoms are fever, aches, fever, headache, and fatigue. In some cases, nonspecific rash may…
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Bacillus Subtilis
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In the experiment, Bacillus Subtilis was used as the specimen for isolation. Isolating the bacterium required knowledge about gram reaction, oxygen requirements, biochemical… Further, the use of Mosel agar also helped to isolate the bacteria. This lab report consists of the results obtained for the isolation process. In this lab, the main objective was to…
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Vaccinating cattle against E.coli could cut human cases of infections by 85 percent
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The article to be summarized in this case is, Louis et al., “Predicting the public health benefit of vaccinating cattle against Escherichia coli O157.” The independent variable in this article is testing whether a bacterium causing stern gastrointestinal sickness is brought… When the excretion from the cattle contain high percentage of the bacteria, the…
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Research about Cholera disease
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Cholera Introduction Cholera is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium known as Vibrio cholera. The methods of disease transmission involve an access to contaminated food and water. The disease occurs in parts of the world where people live in poor hygienic conditions and do not have an access to proper sanitation.… The toxin choleragen cause severe…
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Pathogencity and Immuneology Host resistence and the immune response
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Pathogenicity and Immunology Pathogenicity and Immunology; Host resistance and the immune response Staphylococcus epidermidis This strain of bacteria belongs to the genus staphylococcus and is a part of the normal human flora. It is a gram positive bacterium which is arranged in clusters.… The bacterium has the ability to cause problems for people who use…
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Gonorrhea
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Gonorrhea Introduction: Gonorrhea is one of the longest known diseases caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrheae. This disease is transmitted through sex. According to the estimates recorded in MedicineNet (2011, p. 2), number of women currently infected with this disease exceeds one million, of which, between 25 per cent and 40 per cent also have another type of sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by chlamydia.…
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Bacillus Subtilis
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In the experiment, Bacillus Subtilis was used as the specimen for isolation. Isolating the bacterium required knowledge about gram reaction, oxygen requirements, biochemical… Further, the use of Mosel agar also helped to isolate the bacteria. This lab report consists of the results obtained for the isolation process. In this lab, the main objective was to…
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Ulcers and You
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Name Professor Course Date Ulcers and You An ulcer is a gastrointestinal condition that accompanies sores in the stomach wall. The primary cause of the disease is the corrosion of the stomach wall by the acids making frequent contact with the walls. The acids may become fatal to the gastric walls if secreted or consumed in excess quantities.… Proteins comprise…
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Write a 1000 word research word report on a subject that is related to microbiology
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Escherichia coli is a bacterium which is referred to as an enterobacteriacea that is a bacteria that exists normally in the intestine of human and animals. This bacterium which exists in the form of gram negative rods has been named after the man, Theodor Escherich who… The mobility is provided to it by flagellum, which is referred to as peritrichous flagella…
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Tuberculosis Disease
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The disease process. The microorganism known as tubercle bacillus or Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the cause of the Tuberculosis or TB disease, a contagious disease of the lungs, and humans are the only reservoir for this kind of bacterium. In severe cases these microorganisms eventually disperse and damage other vital organs and may be fatal through penetrating the bloodstream (Todar, 2005). …
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