Chapter 1: The Science of Microbiology
Which one of the following terms characterizes the interaction between herpes simplex virus and a human?
Which one of the following agents lacks nucleic acid?
Which one of the following is a prokaryote?
Which one of the following agents simultaneously contains both DNA and RNA?
Which of the following cannot be infected by viruses?
Viruses, bacteria, and protists are uniquely characterized by their respective size. True or false?
Quorum sensing in prokaryotes involves
(A) Cell–cell communication
(B) Production of molecules such as acetylated homoserine lactone (AHL)
(C) An example of multicellular behavior
(D) Regulation of genes involved in diverse physiologic processes
A 16-year-old female patient presented to her family physician with a complaint of an abnormal vaginal discharge and pruritus (itching). The patient denied having sexual activity and recently completed a course of doxycycline for the treatment of her acne. An ...