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Ch. 25 - Human Sexual Reproduction and Development

Concept #1: Bacterial Pathogens

Concept #2: Viral Pathogens

Concept #3: Parasitic Pathogens

Practice: Escherichia coli is a pathogen that causes urinary tract infections (among other types of infections). It is a prokaryote with a cell membrane and a cell wall. Which of the following correctly describes E. coli?

Practice: Ascaris lumbricoides is a species of helminths (worms). They infect the gut, usually in patients who have spent time in developing countries. Which of the following correctly describes Ascaris?

Practice: A certain pathogen (whose name gives away the answer) has a protein coat around an RNA genome. It infects cells in the GI tract of its host and causes nausea/vomiting. Which of the following correctly describes this pathogen?