Benson's Microbiological Applications Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology

ISBN-10: 0073522546

ISBN-13: 9780073522548

Edition: 11th 2009

Authors: Alfred E. Brown

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The classic resource for undergraduate microbiology laboratory courses just keeps getting better. The 60 self-contained clearly illustrated exercises, and four-color format makes "Microbiological Applications: Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology," the ideal lab manual. Appropriate for either a majors or non-majors lab course, this lab manual assumes no prior organic chemistry course has been taken.
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Book details

List price: $103.44
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/14/2008
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 465
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

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Microscopy Exercise
Brightfield Microscopy Exercise
Darkfield Microscopy Exercise
Phase-Contrast Microscopy Exercise
Microscopic Measurements
Survey of Microorganisms
Protozoans, Algae, and Cyanobacteria
Ubiquity of Bacteria
The Fungi: Yeasts and Molds
Manipulation of Microorganisms
Aseptic Technique
Pure Culture Techniques
Staining and Observation of Microorganisms
Smear Preparation
Simple Staining
Negative Staining
Capsular Staining
Gram Staining
Spore Staining: Two Methods
Acid-Fast Staining: Ziehl-Neelsen Method
Motility Determination
Culture Methods
Culture Media Preparation
Cultivation of Anaerobes
Enumeration of Bacteria: The Standard Plate Count
Slime Mold Culture
Slide Culture: Molds
Bacterial Viruses
Determination of a Bacteriophage Titer
Isolation of Phage from Flies
Phage Typing
Enviornmental Influences and Control of Microbial Growth
Temperature: Effects on Growth
Temperature: Lethal Effects
pH and Microbial Growth
Water Activity and Osmotic Pressure
Ultraviolet Light: Lethal Effects
Oligodynamic Action
Evaluation of Alcohol: Its Effectiveness As an Antiseptic
Antimicrobic Sensitivity Testing: The Kirby-Bauer Method
Evaluation of Antiseptics: The Filter Paper Disk Method
Effectiveness of Hand Scrubbing
Identification of Unknown Bacteria
Morphological Study of Unknown Bacterium
Cultural Characteristics
Physiological Characteristics: Oxidation and Fermentation Tests
Physiological Characteristics: Hydrolytic and Degradative Reactions
Physiological Characteristics: Multiple Test Media
Use of Bergey's Manual
Miniaturized Multitest Systems
Enterobacteriaceae Identification: The API 20E System
Enterobacteriaceae Identification: The Enterotube II System
O/F Gram-Negative Rods Identification: The Oxi/Ferm Tube II System
Staphyococcus Identification: The API Staph-Ident System
Diversity and Environmental Microbiology
Bacterial Counts of Foods
Bacteriological Examination of Water: Qualitative Tests
The Membrane Filter Method
Reductase Test
Microbial Spoilage of Canned Food
Microbiology of Alcohol Fermentation
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
The Staphylococci: Isolation and Identification
The Streptococci: Isolation and Identification
Gram-Negative Intestinal Pathogens
Slide Agglutination Test: Serological Typing
Slide Agglutination (Latex) Test: For S. aureus Identification
Tube Agglutination Test: The Heterophile Antibody Test
White Blood Cell Study: The Differential WBC Count
Blood Grouping
A Synthetic Epidemic
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