In Peru, ballast water has been blamed for the introduction of a bacterium that causes cholera.
Almost any germ, whether a bacterium or a virus, may be responsible.
After the patient takes the antibiotic, it is absorbed through the cell wall of the bacterium .
It is an acute, life-threatening febrile illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi.
The cholera bacterium may also live in the environment in brackish rivers and coastal waters.
Antibiotics cannot treat roseola because it is caused by a virus, not a bacterium .
A gene from a human pathogen is inserted into a bacterium that infects plants.
The pneumococcal bacterium is the second most common cause of bacterial meningitis.
Typhoid fever is a serious infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi.
He added that because the virus was not a bacterium , it could not be brought under control by the use of antibiotics.