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Glossary of Gram Positive Bacteria - Chapter 11

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Gram positive cocci
Staphylococci (S. auereus)

Streptococci (S. pyogenes)

Micrococcus (M. Luteus)
Gram positive, endospore forming rods

Aerobic
Bacillus species (B. anthracis)
Gram positive, endospore forming rods

Anaerobic
Clostridium speicies (C. tetani, C. botulinum, C. perfringens)
Gram positive, non-spore forming rods
C. diphtheria

Listeria

L. monocytogenes

Corynebacterium
Gram positive, nonspore-forming anaerobic rods
Lactobacillius

Actinomyces
Give two examples of mycobacteria
M. tuberculosis

M. Leprae
True or False

Mycobacteria are characterized by waxy, acid fast cell walls.
True
True or False

Mycobacteria walls contain mycolic acids.
True
Give two characteristics of mycoplasms
No cell wall

Can exhibit fungal like characteristics
Mycoplasma
M. pneumonia

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