Bacteria in question Class Gram +/- Shape Motility Aerobic, anaerobic, etc. Mode of Nutrition Are any...

Bacteria in question Class Gram +/- Shape Motility Aerobic, anaerobic, etc. Mode of Nutrition Are any disease causing members? How/what? Habitat Nitrogen fixer? Photosynthetic Does it form spores? Other important characteristics
Actinomyces israelii Actinobacteria positive rod shaped no anaerobic N/A They cause disease in livestock and humans, usually when they gain access to the body through an open wound. soil and oral cavity yes no no Normally present in gums.
Bacillus anthracis Bacilli Positive rod shaped no aerobic chemoautotrophic Can cause skin, lung, and bowel disease. soils no no yes
Bordetella pertussis Betaproteobacteria negative rod shaped no aerobic N/A Causes an infection in the respiratory system, whooping cough mucous membrane of the human respiratorytract no no no they are very small
Borrelia burgdorferi Spirochete N/A Helical yes microaerobic heterotrophs Causes lymes disease inside small mammals. no no no
Campylobacter jejuni Epsilon proteobacteria negative spiral no microaerophilic N/A causes most food borne illnesses animal feces no no no Found most in wombat, kangaroo and bird feces.
Chlamydia pneumoniae N/A negative rod shaped no aerobic N/A common cause of pneumonia Lungs no no no it undergoes many transformations during its life
Chlamydia psittaci N/A negative obligate no aerobic heterotrophic systemic infection and pneumonia feral birds and domestiated poultry no no N/A it is a parasite
Clostridium botulinum Clostriidia positive rod shaped yes anaerobic phototreophic foodborne botulism soil yes yes yes has the abiity to produce the neurotoxin botulinum
Clostridium perfringens Clostriidia positive rod shaped no anaerobic heterotrophic food poisioning decaying vegitation, marine sediment, intestinal tract of humans, other vertibraes, insects, and soil no no yes its role in disease is minor
Clostridium tetani clostriidia positive rod shaped yes anaerobic phototreophic can cause the severe disease, tetanus. soil yes yes yes it causes spazms in the body because it affects the nervous system
Corynebacterium diphtheriae N/A positive club shaped no anaerobic chemoorganotrophic causes diphtheria tropical regions and underdeveloped countries no no no it spreads via three routes, airborne droplets, contaminated personal items, and contaminated household items
Enterobacter faecalis
Escherichia coli (O157:H7)
Francisisella tularensis
Hemophilus aegyptius
Hemophilus influenzae
Helicobacter pylori
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Lactobacillus bulgaricus
Legionella pneumophilia
leptospira interrogans
Listeria monocytogenes
Mycobacterium leprae
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Neisseria meningitidis
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Rickettsia rickettsii
Salmonella  typhi
Serratia marcescens
Shigella sonnei
Staphylococcus aureusa
Streptococcus agalactiae
Streptococcus pyogenes
Treponema pallidum
Vibrio cholerae
Yersinia pestis

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Answer #1

Enterobactor faecalis - class - Bacilloos gram positive, streptococcus, non motile, anaerobic, heterotroph.

E. Coli-class- Gammoproteobacteria, gram negative, rod shaped, non motile, anaerobic, chemiheterotroph

Francisisella tularensis: class - coccobacillus, gram negative , rod shaped, non motile, aerobe, heterotroph

Hemophilus influenzae - class - grammaproteobacteria, gram negative, coccus, anaerobic , non motile, heterotroph

Helicobactor pylori - class - epsilonproteobacteria, gram negative, helix shaped, flagella present motile, microaerophilic, chemoheterotroph

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