Microbiology in Practice A Self-Instructional Laboratory Course

ISBN-10: 0673995593
ISBN-13: 9780673995599
Edition: 6th 1996 (Revised)
Authors: Lois Beishir
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Book details

List price: $145.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 522
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Introduction to the Student
Laboratory Safety
Laboratory Protocol
Use of Equipment
Triple Beam Balance
Preparing and Dispensing Media
Sterilization of Media and Equipment
Compound Microscope for the Study of Microbes
Cleaning Microscope Slides and Preparing a Wet Mount
Basic Microbiologial Techniques and Concepts
Ubiquity of Microorganisms
Aseptic Transfer of Microbes
Aseptic Use of Serological Pipette
Aseptically Dispensing Agar into Petri Dishes
Loop-inoculated Pour Plates
Quebec Colony Counter
Streaking for Isolation
Cultural Characteristics of Bacteria
Bacterial Viruses
Characteristics of Other Selected Organisms
Unicellular Fungi: Yeasts
Filamentous Fungi: Molds
Protozoans: Sarcodines, Flagellates, and Ciliates
Protozoans: Haemosporina
Some Platyhelminthic Infestations of Humans
Some Nematode Infestations of Humans
Bacterial Stains
Preparing a Bacterial Smear
Simple Stain
Gram Stain
Capsule Stain
Bacterial Endospores
Metachromatic Granules
Acid-fast Stain
Chemical and Physical Effects on Bacterial Growth
Cultivation of Anaerobes and Capnophiles
Effects
Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation
Effects of Disinfectants and Antiseptics
Effects of Andbiotics
Selected Physiological Reactions of Bacteria
Exoenzymes and the Major Food Groups
Carbohydrate Fermentation
Nitrate Reduction
Urea Hydrolysis
Litmus Milk Reactions
Hydrogen Sulfide Production
The IMViC Tests
Selective and Differential Media
Applied Microbiology
Qualitative Bacteriological Examination of Water
Assay of Bacteria in Milk
Assays of Harmful Bacteria in Foods
Microbes as Food and Beverage Producers
Ames Test for Chemical Mutagens/Carcinogens
Selected Serological Tests
Bacterial Agglutination Tests
Preciptin Tests
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR), a Serological Test for Syphilis
Medical Microbiology
Intestinal Pathogens in the Family Enterobacteriacae
Identification of Pathogenic Staphylococcus Aureus
Pyogenic Streptococci
Pneumococci and Other Alpha Streptococci
Dental Caries Susceptibility
Urine Culture
Throat Culture
Independent Investigation
Identifying Unknown Bacteria from a Mixed Culture
Suggested References
Phonetic Pronunciation Guide
Credits
Index
Color Photographs

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