Minute single cells organisms
What are the 2 categories of bacteria? Define.
Nonpathogenic: harmless, useful organisms
Pathogenic: harmful microorganisms that invade the body and can cause disease
A chemical process that destroys MOST harmful organisms on environmental services
Parasites must have a ____ to survive
Round shaped bacteria that appear singly or in groups.
3 groups of cocci? Briefly describe
Staphylococci (staph infection) grows in clusters causing abscesses pustules or boils
Streptococci (strep) arranges in curved lines like a string of beads
Diplococci (pneumonia) spherical bacteria that grows in pairs.
(all pus forming)
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