Microbes List

  1. Domain for Haemophilus influenzae
  2. Gram stain for Haemophilus influenzae
    Gram - Random Rod
  3. Oxygen use for Haemophilus influenzae
    Capnophile; facultative
  4. Diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae
    Meningitis, epiglottitis, otitis - especially in young
  5. Reservoir of Haemophilus influenzae
    Human and animal URT of infected individuals
  6. Mode of transportation of Haemophilus influenzae
    Respiratory droplets
  7. Nucleic acid for Rabies Virus
    ssRNA, Enveloped
  8. Diseases caused by Rabies Virus
  9. Reservoir of Rabies virus
    Infected mammal salivary glands & nervous tissue
  10. Mode of transportation of Rabies virus
    Bite from infected mammal
  11. Measles virus: Nucleic acid
    ssRNA; enveloped
  12. Diseases caused by Measles virus
    Rubeola (measles) & complications
  13. Reservoir of  Measles virus
    • Human URT of infected individuals
    • Respiratory droplets
  14. Domain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  15. Gram stain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Gram - random rod
  16. Oxygen use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  17. Diseases caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Opportunistic; skin, resp. almost any body system
  18. Reservoir of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Normal flora of guy and skin; Present in soil and moist environments
  19. Mode of transportation Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Contact; fomites
  20. Domain of Streptococcus pyogenes
  21. Gram stain of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Gram + streptococcus
  22. Oxygen use of Streptococcus pyogenes
    fermentative; either aerotolerant of facultative anaerobe
  23. Diseases caused by Streptococcus pyogenes
    skin infections, strep throat, scarlet fever, puerperal sepsis, pnemonia, more
  24. Reservoir of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Can be normal flora for some or via and infected person
  25. Mode of transportation for Streptococcus pyogenes
    Respiratory droplets; carrier contact
  26. Domain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  27. Gram stain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Acid fast bacillus (Gram stain invalid) 
    • Aerobic
  28. Diseases caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  29. Reservoir of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Animals, infected humans, the environment
  30. Mode of transportation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Respiratory droplets, food, milk
  31. Domain of Clostridium tetani
  32. Gram stain of Clostridium tetani
    Gram + bacillus; endospores
  33. Oxygen use of Clostridium tetani
    anaerobic in vegetative state
  34. Diseases caused by Clostridium tetani
    tetanus, neonatal tetanus
  35. Reservoir of Clostridium tetani
  36. Mode of transportation for Clostridium tetani
    Dirty puncture wound
  37. Domain of Candida albicans
  38. Gram stain of Candida albicans
    N/A - Fungi
  39. Diseases caused by Candida albicans
    Candidiasis, vulvovaginal yeast infection, thrush, septicemia
  40. Reservoir of Candida albicans
    Normal flora of the mouth, skin and intestine
  41. Mode of transportation of Candida albicans
    self infection, carrier
  42. Domain of Plasmodium sp.
  43. Gram stain of Plasmodium sp.
    N/A - Protozoan
  44. Diseases caused by Plasmodium sp.
  45. Reservoir of Plasmodium sp.
    Infected female mosquitos
  46. Mode of transportation of Plasmodium sp.
    Infected mosquito bite
  47. Gram stain of Prions
    N/A - Infectious protein
  48. Diseases caused by Prions
    • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) AKA Mad Cow, 
    • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  49. Reservoir of Prions
    Most cases unknown
  50. Mode of transportation
    • Mostly unknown;
    • Consuming infected neurological tissue
  51. Nucleic acid of the Influenza virus
    ssRNA; enveloped
  52. Diseases caused by Influenza virus
  53. Reservoir of Influenza virus
    URT humans pigs and birds
  54. Mode of transportation of Influenza virus
    Respiratory droplets
  55. Domain of Bacillus anthracis
  56. Gram stain of Bacillus anthrasis
    Gram+ streptobacillus endospores
  57. Oxygen use of Bacillus anthracis
    Aerobic in vegetative state
  58. Diseases caused by Bacillus anthracis
    Anthrax: cutaneous, inhalation and ingested
  59. Reservoir of Bacillus anthracis
    Soil and environment
  60. Mode of transportation of Bacillus anthracis
    dirt, contaminated food, zoonotic
  61. Domain of Staphylococcus aureus
  62. Gram stain of Staphylococcus aureus
    Gram + staphylococcus
  63. Oxygen use of Staphylococcus aureus
    facultative anaerobe
  64. Diseases caused by Staphylococcus aureus
    Skin, wound and bone infections, MRSA, VISA, CA-MRSA; food poisoning. Opportinustic
  65. Reservoir of Staphylococcus aureus
    Normal flora of skin & URT for some
  66. Mode of transportation of Staphylococcus aureus
    Contact, airborne, nasal carrier, food, fomite
  67. Domain of Neisseria meningitidis
  68. Gram stain of Neisseria meningitidis
    Gram - diplococci
  69. Oxygen use of Neisseria meningitidis
  70. Diseases caused by Neisseria meningitidis
  71. Reservoir of Neisseria meningitidis
    Human URT (Carriers)
  72. Mode of transportation Neisseria meningitidis
    Respiratory droplets
  73. Virus name for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  74. Nucleic acid for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    ssRNA; enveloped
  75. Diseases caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  76. Reservoir of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    Human blood and body fluids of infected
  77. Mode of transportation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    Contact with infected fluids
  78. Nucleic acid type for HHV1
    dsDNA; Enveloped
  79. Diseases caused by HHV1
    Cold sores
  80. Reservoir of HHV1
    Human mucous membranes
  81. Mode of transportation for HHV1
    Respiratory droplets
  82. Nucleic acid type for HHV2
    dsDNA; enveloped
  83. Diseases caused by HHV2
    Genital herpes
  84. Reservoir of HHV2
    Human reproductive tract
  85. Mode of transportation for HHV2
  86. Nucleic acid type for HHV3
    dsDNA; enveloped
  87. Diseases caused by HHV3
    Chickenpox (Varicella), shingles
  88. Reservoir of HHV3
    Human URT
  89. Mode of Transportation of HHV3
    Respiratory droplets
  90. Nucleic acid type of HHV4
    dsDNA; enveloped
  91. Diseases caused by HHV4
    Mono (Epstein Barr Virus)
  92. Reservoir for HHV4
    Human URT
  93. Mode of transportation of HHV4
    Respiratory droplets
  94. Nucleic acid type for Hepatitis B
    Partially ss and ds DNA; enveloped
  95. Virus name for Hepatitis B
  96. Diseases caused by Hepadnaviridae
    Hepatitis B
  97. Reservoir of Hepadnaviridae
    Infected blood and body fluids
  98. Mode of transport of Hepadnaviridae
    blood borne, parenteral, STD, vertical transmission
  99. Domain of Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Gram - random rod
  100. Oxygen use of Klebsiella pneumoniae
    facultative anaerobe
  101. Diseases caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Pneumonia, meningitis, otitis, more
  102. Reservoir of Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Normal flora of respiratory tract
  103. Mode of transportation of Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Respiratory droplets
  104. Domain of Treponema pallidum
  105. Gram stain of Treponema pallidum
    Gram - spirochete; random
  106. Oxygen use of Treponema pallidum
    cannot be grown in lab (?)
  107. Diseases caused by Treponema pallidum
    Syphilis, congenital syphilis
  108. Reservoir of Treponema pallidum
    Human reproductive tract of infected individuals
  109. Mode of transport of Treponema pallidum
    STD; via placenta
  110. Domain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  111. Gram stain for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Gram - diplococci
  112. Oxygen use for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  113. Diseases caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  114. Reservoir of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Human reproductive tract of infected individuals
  115. Mode of transportation for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  116. Domain of Clostridium deficile
  117. Gram stain of Clostridium deficile
    Gram + bacillus; endospores
  118. Diseases caused by Clostridium deficile
    "C. diff"
  119. Reservoir of Clostridium deficile
    soil & normal gut flora for some
  120. Mode of transportation of Clostridium deficile
    self inflicted - use of hand sanitizers; fomites
  121. Domain of Clostridium botulinum
  122. Gram stain of Clostridium botulinum
    Gram + bacillus; endospores
  123. Oxygen use of Clostridium botulinum
    anaerobic in vegetative state
  124. Diseases caused by Clostridium botulinum
  125. Reservoir of Clostridium botulinum
  126. Mode of transportation for Clostridium botulinum
    contaminated food
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