• Lab 3 Module
    A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? Between sterilization and disinfecting? Bactericidal agent refers to substances used to kill bacteria while bacteriostatic agent refers to substances used to restrict or to inhibit bacteria cells growth. Sterilization is the...
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  • Microbiology
    Obtained a small Styrofoam cooler placed two small light bulbs in side and observed temperature over 24 hours to ensure temperature could be maintained between 98-100 degrees. Using a 10% bleach solution I then cleaned my work area. Transferring one capsule of L. acidopholis into a tube of MRS broth using...
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  • Aseptic Technique & Culturing Microbes
    A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What is the difference between sterilization and disinfection? Control of growth refers to the prevention of growth of microorganisms...
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  • Anatomy & Physiology Chp 22 Quiz
    temperature requirements: one type is best grown at room temperature while the other requires a temperature similar to that of our physical body (between 35 and 37 degrees Celsius). The second step is to select the appropriate medium for the specified microbe. In this experiment we will use a liquid...
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  • Bio Quiz
    1. What is the difference between a bactericide and something that is bacteriostatic? Bactericidal- Drug that kills bacteria Bacteriosstatic- Drug that limits or slows the growth of bacteria a. What is a germicide? An...
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  • Aseptic Technique Lab
    properly use aseptic techniques to transfer cultures, learning about cultured media and how to distinguish various types of microbial growths as well as what is required for them to grow properly. Hypothesis: This exercise will allow me to gain knowledge of how to properly use aseptic techniques,...
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  • Microbiology study guide
    transform normal cells into cancerous cells. Viruses that are capable of producing tumors are called oncogenic viruses. Discuss the relationship between DNA- and RNA-containing viruses and cancer. Molecular biological research shows that the mechanisms of the diseases are similar, even when a virus...
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  • Determine Disinfectant and Antiseptic Effectiveness Using Zone Inhibition Method
    disinfectants by disk diffusion method using common agents such as Betadine, Clorox, Crest, Kiss My Face, Listerine, and Lysol. Wound care and general cleaning of home surfaces is a part of daily activity for many of the general population. Knowing which agents are effective against the bacteria that most commonly...
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  • Bacterial Biology
    biology is critical to bacteriologists and other forensic investigators attempting to identify potential biogenic pathogens that may be exploited as agents in biological warfare or by bioterrorists. Fundamentals of Bacterial Biology Bacteria are one-celled prokaryotic organisms that lack a true nucleus...
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  • The Use of Egcg and Quercetin as an Antimicrobial for Acinetobacter Baumannii
    Quercetin 3.3 Susceptibility in Synergy 4. Discussion 4.1 Similar Studies on EGCG 4.2 Similar Studies on Quercetin 4.3 Synergy between flavonoids and popular antimicrobial agents 4.4 Problems encountered with using flavonoids as antibiotics 5.Conclusion References Abbreviations EGCG- ...
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  • Microbiology
    microorganisms on a skin or tissue. Degerming – the removing of microbes from a surface by scrubbing. Methods of controlling microbial growth Sterilization, Disinfection, Antisepsis, Degerming, Pasteurization Mechanisms of controlling microbial growth Prevent Growth, Kill microbes (physical, chemical) ...
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  • Hospital Hygiene
    STERILIZATION AND DISINFECTION Definitions Bacteriostatic Agent: An agent that inhibits the growth of bacteria, but does not necessarily kill them. Bactericide: An agent that kills bacteria. Most do not kill Endospores. Sporicide: An agent that kills spores. Definition STERILIZATION ...
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  • Microbiology
    noting the roles of DNA, RNA polymerase, promoter, 5’-3’ direction, and terminator. • Describe the genetic code and identify the relationship between codons and amino acids. • Describe the process of translation identifying the roles of the three types of RNA. • Define mutation and...
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  • Microbiology Study Guide
    Chapter 5 – Short answer a) Phosphorylation - the addition of phosphate to a chemical compound b) What are the 3 mechanisms of phosphorylation used by organisms? • Substrate level phosphorylation – ATP is generated when a high-energy phosphate is directly transferred from a phosphorylated...
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  • Micro
    three domains C) probably do not have a common ancestor D) have never shared genes between domains E) may be classified in three domains, probably do not have a common ancestor AND have never shared genes between domains Chapter 3 1. The two magnifying lenses found in a light microscope are...
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  • Teenage
    Module Objectives Upon completion of this module you will be able to: • Explain why susceptibility testing is done • Define the terms, bacteriostatic and bactericidal • Describe the functional antibiotic classification scheme and list the 5 main groups • Name at least one antibiotic in each class • Describe...
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  • Antibiotic Drugs
    dilution. Antimicrobial therapy takes advantage of the differences that exist between microorganisms and human beings. Antimicrobial or anti-infective agents can be classified as bactericidal (kills organisms) or bacteriostatic (prevents growth of organism). Both types are effective therapeutically...
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  • Basic Principles of Bacteriology
    Bacterial Stains 4 Classification of Culture Media 5 Specimen Collection and Handling 6 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 7 Sterilization and Safety 8 Metabolic Pathways of Bacteria 9 GRAM-POSITIVE COCCI Staphylococcus 10 Micrococcus 11 Streptococcus ...
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  • Bacterial and Viral Infections
    Differences between Bacterial and Viral Infections Michael Lantz Ms. Sappe 10/17/2011 Brown Mackie College Abstract Bacteria and viruses are usually the primary cause of human and animal diseases, and even though the manifestations of both microorganisms are similar in nature, both bacteria and...
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  • Embalming Glossary
    (arterial) and Cavity embalming fluids; includes but is not limited to hardening compounds, preservative powders, sealing agents, mold preventative agents, and pack application agents. Acquired Immune Dericiency Syndrome / AIDS. A specific group of diseases or Conditions which are indicative of severe...
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