Alcamo's Laboratory Fundamentals of Microbiology

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Science - 314 pages
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Updated with additional material for the new seventh edition, this popular lab manual offers thirty multi-part lab exercises designed to provide students with basic training in the handling of microorganisms, while exploring microbial properties and uses. This lab manual can also be used independently of the main text.A new instructor's manual, downloadable from the Web, now accompanies the lab manual and provides principles of lab safety; research topic ideas, information on customizing laboratory programs with the manual; helpful suggestions for setting up and running each exercise; and lists of laboratory media, cultures, and special materials used in each exercise.Contact your publishers representative for access information.Download the Instructors Lab Manual (105 KBytes)
 

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Contents

The Compound Microscope
3
Preparation of a Bacterial Smear and the Simple
11
The Negative Stain Technique
19
The Gram Stain Technique
25
Bacterial Structures
31
Culture Techniques and Unknown Identification
41
Bacterial Culture Characteristics
53
Biochemical Characteristics of Bacteria
59
The Genus Bacillus
149
The Genus Lactobaeillus
159
A Simulated Epidemic
167
The Effect of Physical Agents on Bacteria
175
The Effect of Chemical Agents on Bacteria
185
Evaluation of Disinfectants and Antiseptics
199
The Effect of Antibiotics on Bacteria
209
Microbiology of Foods
221

Identification of a Bacterial Unknown
75
Viruses
85
Fungi Protozoa and Multicellular Parasites
97
Medical Microbiology
109
The Genus Streptococcus
117
The Genus Neisseria
125
The Enteric Bacteria
137
Microbiology of Milk and Dairy Products
235
Microbiology of Water
249
Microbiology of Soil
261
Mutations and the Ames Test
281
Agglutination Techniques and
293
Appendix A Preparation of Stains and Diagnostic Reagents
303
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