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sam01 04-29-2010 08:23 AM

Natural transformer?
 
Which of the following organisms is a natural transformer?

A. Escherichia coli
B. Neisseria gonorrhoeae
C. Plasmodium vivax
D. Pseudomonas aeruginosa
E. Staphylococcus aureus

HouseWannabe 04-29-2010 09:04 AM

I think the answer is B.

RRMadukha 04-29-2010 11:10 AM

Naturally transformable bacteria
 
The naturally transformable microorganims are these:
  • Streptococci (any one of them)
  • Hemophilus (any one of them)
  • Neisseria gonorrhea
  • Helicobacter pylori

So the answer is B :)

Sabio 04-29-2010 11:33 AM

Your post copied to the high yield forum
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RRMadukha (Post 8660)
The naturally transformable microorganims are these:
  • Streptococci (any one of them)
  • Hemophilus (any one of them)
  • Neisseria gonorrhea
  • Helicobacter pylori

So the answer is B :)

Thanks for the nice post, I copied, edited, and pasted it here :)
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...-bacteria.html




sam01 04-30-2010 04:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RRMadukha (Post 8660)
The naturally transformable microorganims are these:
  • Streptococci (any one of them)
  • Hemophilus (any one of them)
  • Neisseria gonorrhea
  • Helicobacter pylori

So the answer is B :)

Absolutely right!!!


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