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a disease occuring in higher numbers than usual in a certain population within a given time period
a stain for bacteria that differentiates the cell walls of gram-positive bacteria from that of gram-negative bacteria
event that occurs when a microbe or parasite is able to reproduce in or on the body's tissues
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a type (strain) of staph bacteria that does not respond to some antibiotics that are commonly used to treat staph infections.
sudden, involuntary movement with loss of awareness, caused by uncontrolled neuronal discharge in the brain
a toxic condition resulting from the spread of bacteria or their toxic products from a focus of infection
invasion of the blood stream by virulent microorganisms and especially bacteria along with their toxins
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