Microbiology - Introduction

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Bacteria

are prokaryotic, have no nuclei and different to animal cells

Fungi

are eukaryotic, consist of yeast (unicellular) moulds (multicellular)

Parasites

Helminthes- Protozoa- Some large - eggs microscopic- some small are_____

Viruses

Very small- Very simple- Not "life" are

Prions

Protein- Smaller and simpler than viruses- Responsible for CJD / mad cow disease / kuru- Spongiform encephalitis

Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek (1673)

I have sometimes seen animalcules a-moving prettily

SARSV

Name a new emerging pathogen

Hand washing

Ignaz Semmeiweis is famous in infection control for doing what?

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