bacteria to the descriptions:


Match the bacteria to the descriptions:

___Escherichia coli


_____Treponema pallidum

_____Bacillus Subtilis

_____Bacillus tetani 

_____Clostridium botulism 


_____Yersinia (bacillus) pestis 

_____Bacillus anthracis


_____Staphylococcus aureus

A. strep throat, related bacteria causes necrotizing fasciitis 

B. found on skin, responsible for minor infections, boils, pimples; MRSA is an antibiotic resistant form; some strains cause necrotizing fasciitis

C. causes tetanus (lockjaw), most people are vaccinated

D. causes botulism (food poisoning) 

E. causes Black Plague 

F. anthrax 

G. very tiny, cause of pneumonia 

H. belongs to same family as E. coli, also causes food poisoning

I. spiral-shaped bacteria, syphilis

J. common bacteria of the digestive tract, causes food poisoning, GRAM NEGATIVE

K. hay bacteria, easy to grow in lab, GRAM POSITIVE