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Any use is subject to the Terms of Use and Notice. Print Close Window Note: Large images and tables on this page may necessitate printing in landscape mode. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology > Chapter 5. Classification of Medically Important Bacteria > Classification of Medically Important Bacteria: Introduction The current classification of bacteria is based primarily on morphologic and biochemical characteristics. A scheme that divides the medically important organisms by genus is shown in Table 5â 1.

Conjug is the process by which DNA, either plasmid or chromosomal, is transferred directly from one bacterium to another. conjugation to occur, the donor bacterium must have a "fertility" plasmid (F plasmid) that encodes the proteins that mediate this process, the most important of which are the proteins that form the sex pilus. The DNA transferred by conjugation to the recipient bacterium is a new copy that allows the donor to keep a copy of the DNA. Plasmids carr antibiotic resistance genes are commonly transferred by conjugation.

S. aureus is also present on the skin, but its main site is in the nose. It causes abscesses in the skin and in many other organs. • Oropharynx. The main members of the normal flora of the mouth and throat are the viridans streptococci, such as S. sanguis and S. mutans. Viridans streptococci are the most common cause of subacute endocarditis. • Gastrointestinal tract. The stomach contains very few organisms because of the low pH. The colon contains the largest number of normal flora and the most diverse species, including 45 46 both anaerobic and facultative bacteria.

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