A Brief History of Microbiology
#1. Scientist who advocated handwashing to combat puerperal fever in an obstetrics teaching hospital - Ignaz Semmelweis #2. Scientist who was a surgeon who sprayed wounds, surgical incisions, and...
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Topic H: Nomenclature, Identification, & Classification of Prokaryotes
#1. Taxonomy - The science that studies organisms in order to arrange them into groups #2. Reasons for taxonomy - To establish a basis for identifying organisms, arranging similar organisms into g...
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Specimen Collection, Transport and Processing
#1. asymptomatic carrier - an individual harboring a microorganism without any harmful effects who may transmit the infection to others #2. colony count - colony-forming units per mL of urine dete...
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#1. Borrelia and Treponema - included in spirochaetaceae family #2. leptospira - included in leptospiraceae #3. spirochetes - helically coiled; motile through periplasmic or endoplasmic flagella; ...
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Safety in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
#1. biohazards - biological substances that may present a health risk to humans #2. OSHA - publishes the standards for blood borne pathogens #3. aibrone - aerosols may form during centrifugation of...
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Microscopy, Staining, and Methods of Examination
#1. brightfield - image appears dark against a brighter background #2. objectives - lenses near specimen that magnify the specimen #3. oculars - eyepiece which further magnifies the specimen #4. ma...
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Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and related organisms
#1. streptococcaceae - includes the genus Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Lactococcus; also Aerococcus, Gemella, Leuconostoc, and Pediococcus #2. blood agar, chocolate, and Todd-Hewitt broth - en...
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Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, and Rickettsia
#1. chlamydiaceae - obligate intracellular parasites, classified as bacteria; unable to grow outside of host cell on their own; contain both DNA and RNA and possess prokaryotic ribosomes; antibio...
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#1. Mycobacteria - slender, slow growing bacilli; cell wall rich in lipids (cord factor wax D and mycolic acid); agents of tuberculosis and other chronic infections #2. acid fast bacilli - once st...
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#1. Neisseria - gram negative obligate aerobic diplococci and rods; coffee or kidney beans with flattened ends #2. N. gonorrhoeae - sexually transmitted disease #3. N. meningitis - normal flora i...
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Micro - Exam 2
Ms. Richardson's Microbiology Class - Exam 2 Study cards
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Topic G: Blueprint of Life
#1. Genome - Complete cell DNA sequence #2. Bacterial Genome - 0.4 - 9.4 million nucleotides #3. Human Genome - 4 billion nucleotides #4. Watson & Crick - Made the double-helix model #5. Rosalyn F...
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Protozoa are Eukaryotes in the kingdom protista. This is the Examination of common Protozoans of Clinical Importance
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Bold terms and a few other terms from Ch.6, An introduction to the Viruses
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