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Question Answer
Bacteria Single cell microorganisms lacking a nucleus.
Ways bacteria is classified Need for oxygen (Aerobic or anerobic)
Shape
Gram staining properties (Gram positive/ negative)
Chemical testing of the bacteria is called Culture tests or sensitivity tests.
What is an antibiotic Chemical substance that can kill or alter the growth of bacterial microorganisms.
What is a antimictobial? Killing or suppressing growth of microorganisms
What are prions? Protein particles that lack nucleic acids and are not inactivated by usual methods of destroying bacteria or viruses. They do not trigger an immune response but cause degenerative neurologic disease. (Mad cow disease)
What are Protozoa? One-celled microscopic organisms belonging to the animal kingdom. Ex. ( Entamoeba) can cause diarrhea

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