• Microbiology
    | | | Results/Analysis: I had growth after 24 hours in the L. acidophilus culture. There was only slight growth in the S. epidermis after 48 hours. Questions: A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? Between...
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  • Aseptic Technique & Culturing Microbes
    Aseptic Technique & Culturing Microbes Questions A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What is the difference between sterilization and...
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  • Anatomy & Physiology Chp 22 Quiz
    bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What is the difference between sterilization and disinfection? Bactericidal agents kill bacteria while bacteriostatic agents inhibit the growth of bacterial cells. Sterilization is the eliminaten of all viable organisms in or on an object. Disenfection is a...
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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...
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  • Microbiology study guide
    appropriate applications of ionizing and UV radiation for sterilization. (see question 9) List the factors related to effective disinfection. Concentration of disinfectant: more isn’t always better, some need water added to work Organic matter: have to clean the item off before disinfecting pH...
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  • Aseptic Technique Lab
    observations were made, and compared/contrasted. Questions: A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What is the difference between sterilization and...
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  • Determine Disinfectant and Antiseptic Effectiveness Using Zone Inhibition Method
    , and illness allows educated decisions on which agents to use. We compared the bactericidal effectiveness of 6 common agents widely used by the general public against 3 common bacterial organisms. Introduction Sterilization kills all organisms in or on an object or substance. Disinfectants and...
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  • Bacterial Biology
    treatment of a bacterium such that the organism is killed. Bacteriostatic refers to a treatment that restricts the ability of the bacterium to grow. Bacteriocidal methods include heat, filtration, radiation, and the exposure to chemicals. The use of heat is a very popular method of sterilization in...
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  • The Use of Egcg and Quercetin as an Antimicrobial for Acinetobacter Baumannii
    Paper Discs 2.2 Methods 3. Results 3.1 Susceptibility to EGCG 3.2 Susceptibility to 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...
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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...
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  • Teenage
    Relationship of MIC/MBC MIC 1 2 MBC 4 8 16 32 64 128 Bactericidal MIC 1 1 12 4 8 16 32 64 MBC 128 Bacteriostatic There is a much closer relationship between the MIC and MBC values for bactericidal drugs than for bacteriostatic drugs. © bioMérieux, Inc., Customer Education...
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  • Microbiology
    cell membranes Soap, and detergents Heavy metals Combine with sulfur atoms in cysteine and alters the 3d shape of proteins Aldehydes Glutaraldehydes, Formaldehydes Crosslink amoni, hydroxyl, sulfhydryl, carboxyl * Bacteriostatic * Bactericidal...
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  • Microbiology
    • Sketch and describe the five stages of the lytic replication cycle as it typically occurs in bacteriophages [pic] • Compare and contrast the lysogenic replication cycle of viruses with the lytic cycle o • Explain the differences between bacteriophage replication...
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  • Micro
    ) bactericidal. 4. Moist heat kills microorganisms by A) irreversible coagulation of proteins. B) destruction of carbohydrates in the cell wall. C) denaturation of nucleic acids. D) dissolving the capsule. 5. Typical conditions used for sterilization are A) 100°C for 10 minutes. B...
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  • Antibiotic Drugs
    agents can be classified as bactericidal (kills organisms) or bacteriostatic (prevents growth of organism). Both types are effective therapeutically although both is also rely on natural host defences to eradicate the pathogenic micro-organism. Both types can be acts synergistically together or...
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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...
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  • Microbiology Study Guide
    + + - - 1:900,000 + + - + 1:9,000,000 + + - + a. In Table 7.4, what is the minimal bacteriostatic concentration of each disinfectant? 1:10 b. Which compound...
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  • Basic Principles of Bacteriology
    bacteria | Bactericidal | 2. Polymixin E (colistin) | Gram-negative bacteria | Bactericidal | | | | Inhibition of enzyme activity | 1. Sulfonamides | Gram-positive bacteria | Bacteriostatic | 2. Trimethoprim | Gram-positive and many gram-negative | Bacteriostatic | STERILIZATION...
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  • Sdrgjfeve
    therefore making the distinction between bacteriostatic and bactericidal agents less obvious. Antibiotics The increase of the standard life expectancy in the 21st Century is due to the success of antimicrobial agents such as antibiotics and antiseptics. Antibiotics are a chemical which is created by...
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  • Microbiology Exam Notes
    the basic differences between the four types of light microscopes (brightfield, darkfield, phase contrast and fluorescent)? What are their applications? 6. How do electron microscopes differ from the light microscopes? What are their advantages and disadvantages? 7.* Define the following terms...
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