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BACTERIOLOGY

WHAT IS BACTERIOLOGY?
BACTERIOLOGY IS STUDY OF
BACTERIA AND WHICH INVOLVES IN
THEIR IDENTIFICATION,
CLASSIFICATION AND
CHARACTERIZATION. THE ONE WHO
STUDIES BACTERIOLOGY IS CALLED
BACTERIOLOGIST.

WHAT IS BACTERIA?
BACTERIA ARE MICROSCOPIC SINGLE
CELLLED PROKARYOTIC ORGANISMS
WHICH CAN SURVIVE IN SOIL, WATER
AND IN THE HUMAN BODY ALSO.

CLASSIFICATION OF
BACTERIA
Bacteria can be classified based on their:
Kingdom
Class
Domain
Phylum
Genus species
Order
family

TYPES OF BACTERIA

Bacteria is mainly divided into five types as:

Coccus
Bacillus
Vibrio
Spirillum
Spirochete

VARIOUS BACTERIAL
INFECTIONS

Bacterial meningitis
Urinary tract infections
Food poisoning
Otitis media
Gastritis
Pneumonia
Eye infections
Sinusitis
Skin infections
Respiratory tract infections
Sexually transmitted diseases

VARIOUS CAUSES OF
BACTERIAL DISEASES
Intake of polluted or non-purified water.
Intake of food contaminated with bacteria.
Bacterial transmissions by mosquitoes, ticks,
mouse's etc.,
Transmission from person to person through
cough.
Touching things or surfaces which are
contaminated with bacteria.
Sexual transmission.
Breathing of polluted air.
Sharing needles of infected person.

VARIOUS SYMPTOMS OF
BACTERIAL DISEASES
Vomiting
High or low fever
Aches
Chills
Diarrhea
Redness in eyes
Abdominal pain
Bloody urine
Muscle spasms
Sore tongue
Stomach pain