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Microbiology: A Photographic Atlas for the Laboratory / Edition 1
     

Microbiology: A Photographic Atlas for the Laboratory / Edition 1

by Steven K. Alexander Ph.D., Dennis Strete
 

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ISBN-10: 0805327320

ISBN-13: 9780805327328

Pub. Date: 07/18/2000

Publisher: Pearson

Tailored for the introductory microbiology laboratory course, the book features approximately 400 color photographs that demonstrate the results of laboratory procedures and show the morphology of important microorganisms. The photographs demonstrate the unique characteristics of common microorganisms and also their appearance after various stains

Overview

Tailored for the introductory microbiology laboratory course, the book features approximately 400 color photographs that demonstrate the results of laboratory procedures and show the morphology of important microorganisms. The photographs demonstrate the unique characteristics of common microorganisms and also their appearance after various stains and tests. Many of the photographs are labeled to point out important structures. The clearly written descriptions accompanying the photos helps students understand and, in some cases, achieve the results depicted in the photographs. Each laboratory procedure has the following sections: a Purpose and Procedure Summary, Tips for Success, and Expected Results. For anyone interested in microorganisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805327328
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/18/2000
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
193
Sales rank:
390,702
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Microscopes and Their Use in the Study of Cells and Viruses.

2. Microscopic Observation of Bacteria, Fungi, and Protozoa.

3. Staining Bacteria.

4. Cultivation of Bacteria and Fungi.

5. Biochemical Tests for the Identification of Bacteria.

6. Bacterial Identification Methods.

7. Evaluating Antibacterial Chemical Agents.

8. Soil and Water Microbiology.

9. Survey of Microbial Pathogens.

10. Arthropod Vectors of Human Diseases.

11. Multicellular Parasites.

12. Clinical Applications of Host Responses to Infection.

Index.

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