#1. anaerobic phenylehtyl alcohol agar - isolation of gram-positive and gram-negative anaerobes #2. anaerobic kanamycin-vancomycin agar - isolation of gram-negative anaerobes #3. Bordet-Gengou media...
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Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli
#1. oxidative - nonfermentative of glucose or other carbs in absence of oxygen; require oxygen as final hydrogen ion acceptor; no reaction on TSI: K/K H2S negative #2. nonfermentative gram negati...
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Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli: Part 2
#1. miscellaneous gram negative bacilli - grow on blood and chocolate agars, but not generally on MacConkey #2. Haemophilus influenzae - transmission of unique populations (immunocompromised) #3. Le...
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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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...multi-organ invovlement (liver, kidney, CNS); icteric-severe #41. darkfield microscopy - used to microbiologically diagnose Leptospira interrogans isolated from blood or CSF #42. serological microscopic agglutination...
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Safety in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
1 hour - heat required for autoclave steam under pressure to sterilize most contaminated microbiological materials #13. sterilization - physical or chemical process that kills all microorganisms, including...
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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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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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