Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology / Edition 1

Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology / Edition 1

by Robert A. Pollack, Lorraine Findlay, Walter Mondschein, R. Ronald Modesto
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471414124
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/08/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Laboratory Operations and Safety: Handwashing

PART I - GENERAL MICROSCOPY AND ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE

Laboratory Safety: Introduction to the Microscope

Transfer and Isolation Techniques

Microbes in the Environment

PART II - MICROBIAL MORPHOLOGY, DIFFERENTIAL STAINS

Cultural and Cellular Morphology

Bacterial Growth

Gram Stain

Endospore Stain

Fungi

Viruses — Visualization and Enumeration

Parasitology

PART III - MICROBIAL CONTROL AND BIOCHEMSITRY

Microbial Sensitivity Testing:
Ultraviolet Light Sensitivity
Heat Sensitivity
Chemical Sensitivity
Antibiotic Sensitivity:
Kirby-Bauer Method

Bacterial Biochemistry

Gas Requirements of Microorganisms

Specialized Media

PART IV - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

Genetics

Epidemiology

Speciman-Handling Protocols

Specific Laboratory Tests

Serology

Identification of Enteric Pathogens: Traditional Methods

Identification of Enteric Pathogens: Rapid Identification Methods

Identification of a Bacterial Unknown

PART V - FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

Identification and Quantification of Microbial Numbers in a Water Sample

Identification of Microbes in Beef and Poultry and the Quantification of Microbial Numbers

Soil Microbiology

Microbial Ecology

Photographic Atlas

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Credits

Index

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