In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Peru, ballast water has been blamed for the introduction of a bacterium that causes cholera.
- The free radicals have the additional benefit of killing bacteria, viruses and spores.
- Most chest infections are usually caused by germs such as bacteria or viruses.
- The bugs are only a few thousandths of a millimetre across and lack the cell walls which most bacteria have.
- The cholera bacterium may also live in the environment in brackish rivers and coastal waters.
- Its main study area is infectious diseases caused by viruses, bacteria and parasites.
- Almost any germ, whether a bacterium or a virus, may be responsible.
- After the patient takes the antibiotic, it is absorbed through the cell wall of the bacterium.
- He added that because the virus was not a bacterium, it could not be brought under control by the use of antibiotics.
- It could only be detected by its ability to kill bacteria on a petri dish.
- Typhoid fever is a serious infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi.
- The membrane lipids of thermophilic bacteria are rich in saturated fatty acids.
- It is an acute, life-threatening febrile illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi.
- The disease is a form of pneumonia caused by bacteria which live in water droplets.
- A gene from a human pathogen is inserted into a bacterium that infects plants.
- Various germs such as fungi and bacteria live harmlessly on the skin and inside the body.
- A urine test can also be used to confirm that the bacteria are the Legionella bacteria.
- Antibiotics cannot treat roseola because it is caused by a virus, not a bacterium.
- The toxin produced by the diphtheria bacteria may also damage the heart and the nervous system.
- The pneumococcal bacterium is the second most common cause of bacterial meningitis.
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