1 ESO Classification of bacteria according to their shape

Bacillus/ bacilli are rod-shaped bacteria such as those that inhabited human gut, e.g Escherichia coli

Coccus / cocci are spherical like bacterium of meningitis

Vibrio are curved-rod shaped (comma shaped) such as vibrio cholerae

Spirillum are spiral shaped such as helicobacter pilori

~ por silviapvadi en abril 26, 2015.