Presentation on theme: "Spirochetes and Misc Bacteria Slackers Facts by Mike Ori."— Presentation transcript:
Spirochetes and Misc Bacteria Slackers Facts by Mike Ori
Disclaimer The information represents my understanding only so errors and omissions are probably rampant. It has not been vetted or reviewed by faculty. The source is our class notes. The document can mostly be used forward and backward. I tried to mark questionable stuff with (?). If you want it to look pretty, steal some crayons and go to town. Finally… If you’re a gunner, buck up and do your own work.
Describe the morphology and size of a spirochete
Spirochetes are long but very narrow spiral shaped bacterial with internal flagella that course down the side of the bacterium essentially between the inner and outer membrane,
Erythema migrans (bulls eye rash) within first month Secondary progression to debilitating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and nervous system involvement that can develop immediately or that may be delayed for years.