Legionella - pathogenic Gram negative bacterium. Acquired its name after a July, 1976 outbreak of a then-unknown "mystery disease" sickened 221 persons, causing 34 deaths. The outbreak was first noticed among people attending a convention of the American Legion - an association of U.S. military veterans
Helicobacter pylori. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Helicobacter pylori bacterium (formerly known as Campylobacter pyloridis). Colonies of H.pylori occur on the stomach mucous membrane in people suffering gastritis, and this bacteria has been linked to stomach ulcer formation.
Electron micrograph Osedax mucofloris – bone-eating snot-flower – new species marine worm discovered 2004
Name: S. saphrophyticus Morphology: clusters Gram Stain: Gram-Positive Cocci Growth Characteristics: White colonies on mannitol salt agar. Novobiocin resistant. Test Profile: catalase positive, coagulase-negative Description: aerobic Second most common cause of urinary tract infection.
The genus name Nauplius was published by Otto Friedrich Müller in 1785 for animals now known to be the larvae of copepods. Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Crustacea Subclass: Copepoda
Staphylococcus aureus (or 'staph' for short) is a type of bacteria. About 20% of people normally carry staph on the skin and in the nose without incidence. But staph bacteria can be responsible for a variety of illness ranging from mild skin irritations, impetigo and boils to meningitis, toxic shock syndrome and necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease).