Microbiology: Microbiology Lab Flashcards


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The destruction of RBC

Hemolysis

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Complete destruction of the RBC’s. CLEAR ZONE observed on the blood agar plates.

Beta Hemolysis

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Partial destruction of RBCs. GREEN ZONE observed on the blood agar plates.

Alpha Hemolysis

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No hemolysis

Gamma Hemolysis

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Sterilized nutrient substance (Agar or Broth)

Medium

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A liquid medium

Broth

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Non-nutritive solidifying agent (derived from kelp seaweed) which is added to a broth to turn into a solid medium such as an agar plate or tube.

(The plate)

Agar

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Trypticase soy agar with 5% sheep blood

Blood Agar

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To keep in a favorable environment for development (usually 37 c)

Incubate

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To grow out microorganisms

Culture

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To introduce micro organisms into a medium. Maybe done with in inoculating loop or needle.

inoculate

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Free from macroscopic dirt and dust

Clean

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A disease causing organism

Pathogen

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Free of all pathogens

Sanitize

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Free of all life

Sterile

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Free from unwanted organisms. And aseptic technique is a technique that is done without introducing unwanted life flaming the inoculating loop for needle. (flame before and after use)

Aseptic

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A group of similar organisms, which arise from a single organism.

Colony

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Change objectives without major refocusing

Parfocal

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Ability to define detail; 0.2um

Resolution

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Gathers or focuses the light onto the specimen

Condenser

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Regulates the amount of light on specimen

Irish diaphragm