Bacteria are tiny single-cell microorganisms, usually a few micrometers in length that normally exist together in millions.
They come in 3 main shapes:
How to identify bacteria?
- Gram Staining
- Ziehl-Neelsen Staining.
- Genetic testing
Name 3 common bacteria and places where they are commonly found.Staphylococcus epidermidis
most frequent organism found in the blood of bone marrow transplant patients and on central venous catheters for patients of total parenteral nutrition
The cholera bacterium is usually found in water or food sources that have been contaminated by feces from a person infected with cholera. Cholera is most likely to be found and spread in places with inadequate water treatment, poor sanitation, and inadequate hygiene.