CH 6 Review Questions

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Bacillary dysentery is also called Shigellosis
Straight rod shaped bacteria some of which are endospore forming are referred to as Bacilli
Beadlike chains of cocci formed after cell division along a single axis are called Streptococci
Bacteria that use oxygen but only at low concentration are classified as Microaerophiles
Bacteria that use organic compounds for both the source of carbon and energy are referred to as Chemoheterotrophs
Microorganisms that show optimal growth at moderate temperatures (between 25C and 40C) are called Mesophiles
A mutation that involves the deletion or insertion of one or more bases is a frameshift mutation
Treponema pallidum and Borrelia burgdorferi belong to the group of Anaerobic gram-negative rods
Legionella and Neisseria are examples of Facultative anaerobic gram-negative rods
Staphylococci and streptococci are best classified in the group of Gram negative aerobic rods and cocci
Which of the following is a host dependent bacterium Mycoplasma

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