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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?