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Flagella, avoids humoral immune system, resistant to all extremes
3 virulence factors of Listeria monocytogenes.
Filamentous psudomembrane of the pharynx forms first. Causes toxemia, inflammation of heart muscle, nerve endings.
droplets, fomites, contaminated milk
Three ways that Croynebacterium diphtheriae can be transmitted.
attachment & growth factors
Two virulence factors of Corynebacterium diphtheria are __________ and ______ factors
GP bacillus that is zoonotic, cutaneous only and causes swollen, dark red lesions that burn and itch.
GP bacillus that forms a "fortress" around itself with complex cords and waxes.
hijacked swollen macrophages
What is the outer protective layer of Mycobacterium tuberculosis made of?
GP bacillus; strict parasite, slowest growing, treatment depends on type you have.
Type of mycobacterium leprae that presents with shallow skin lesions and is easily treated.
type of leprosy that causes disfiguration due to bacteria growing in macrophages in cooler body regions.
Genus of GP filamentous bacillus that resides in the oral cavity, tonsils or intestine and can infect cervico-facial, thoracic or abdominal region.
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