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    viruses. The microbiology laboratory is study the microorganism that cannot be seen by the eyes [2]. The microbiology laboratory is take a sample from patient to know what type of bacteria or another microorganism a causing the disease, and what the best treatment for it. The main purpose of the microbiology laboratory is work to discover the reason and causes of the diseases and treatment medical microbiology laboratory is one of important laboratory in clinical laboratory. The microbiology laboratory

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    Being able to identify unknown microbes from systematic testing is what makes the field of microbiology so important, especially in infectious disease control. Using the testing procedure laid out by the microbiology field we are able to identify unknown bacteria present in our everyday lives, and along the way learn a lot about their characteristics that separate them from other types of bacteria. Being able to do this is vital in order for us to understand why microbes are present in certain places

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    Microbiology Worksheet

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    Worksheet 6 (Part2) Microbiology In section 2 of worksheet 6 you will be asked to answer a series of short answer, critical thinking and case study questions. Please consider each question carefully and then answer in your own words. Below is the rubric that will be used to evaluate your answers. Please review it carefully. Once you have completed all questions, submit your worksheet ("submit quiz" button). You will only be able to submit your worksheet once. Question 1​​​​​​​​​​​2 pts Answers

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    Microbiology in all its forms appears all over the Bible. Multiple diseases, microbe pathogens, are referenced numerous times, as well as non-pathogenic microbes. One of the disorders mentioned is consumption. Consumption is the former name for a condition we now know as tuberculosis. It was named consumption as it seemed to eat away and "consume" its victims. It even gained the nickname, the White Plague. Human bones about 9000 years old show the revealing signs of TB making it an ancient disease

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    Microbiology Unit 4

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    Microbiology Unit 4 Exam Answer the questions fully, but do NOT more than is need to answer the questions (don’t write on and on and on….). Do Not COPY AND PASTE from any source. Please use your own words to answer. No plagiarism. You Must use Turnitin to submit the exam. Water and Sewage Microbiology: 1. List the steps of in a water purification plant. a. Screening to separate the large contaminants from the water b. Coagulation to attract small contaminants c. Sedimentation where water

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    Introduction: In the field of microbiology being able to identify a specific bacterial species is an important skill. In order to discover and being able to identify any microbial bacteria, there a list of test one must perform in order to come with the right microorganism. It is fundamental to be aware of the risk of toxify, the resistance to antibiotics and determining

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    General Microbiology and Immunology PM204 Rickettsia Name: Khaled Sayed Khalil ID: 141199 Lab Group: B Characteristics: 1- They are naturally obligate intracellular parasites 2- They have the common feature of being spread by arthropod vectors (lice, fleas, mites and ticks) 3- They are rod-shaped or coccoid in nature 4- They range in size from 0.3 to 0.5 micrometer 5- They are mostly gram negative 6- They have bacterial cell wall 7- They have no flagella 8- They can reproduce only within

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    Pre-course Reflection My understanding of microbiology is shallow at best. What I have discovered since the beginning of college until now is how vast and rich of information each subject is. For microbiology in particular I feel as though I am at the bottom of a huge mountain I am about to climb and I just have to take it one step at a time. Presently, the established knowledge base I have accumulated for this class comes mainly from my general biology class and some of my anatomy and physiology

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    Medical Microbiology. 24thed USA, McGrawHill; 2007, chapter 24, p310-327. Bacilli contain the following constituents: PROTEINS : Non toxic to non-tubercular. But in small doses reaction occurs in infected subjects, purified protein derivatives contain a mixture of

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    Unknown Lab Report

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    Unknown Lab Report Unknown # 25 By: Jenna Riordan March 19, 2018 Bio 2843 1. Introduction Microbiology is the study of microorganisms found in all different environments throughout Earth, from the hot thermal vents at the bottom of the ocean to the ice at the top of a mountain. These microorganisms are used to teach us how multicellular organisms came to be and how they can survive today. These small, microscopic organisms are so unique that the identification of them is paramount in the advancements

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    postgraduate qualification, and some hands on experience. To receive a degree in microbiology, typically five GCSEs are needed, including science, English, Math as well as at least two levels, including biology and preferably chemistry. As a Microbiologist V, the wage typically ranges between $81,144, and $122,438 with a PHD. Positions of microbiology in our area that I could hold interest in are Faculty - Microbiology (South) San Jacinto College in Pasadena, TX. There is a lot of positive feedback

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    Analysis of Major Unknown 3C Summary: A series of tests was done with Microbe 3C. A Gram stain was done and the sample was gram positive. A streak plate was completed revealing that the microbe was clear/white in color, margin was entire, shape was circular, elevation was convex/raised, and the opacity was translucent. The last test done was the sucrose test. It starts orange and turns yellow positive for microbe 3C Klebsiella oxytoca (Professor Brady, Personal Communication). Procedure

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    You may know that hospitals, medical and dental practices and veterinary clinics all require professional medical waste disposal Texas; but did you know that laboratories and research facilities also produce medical waste that must be disposed of properly? In fact, the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 defines medical waste as, “any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in the production or testing

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    being used. The plate was incubate with lid up on the bookshelf at room temperature for 48 hours. After 48 hours, I observed different growth patterns around the disks. I measured the zone of inhibition of each antibiotic and document them on Microbiology task 3

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    Our results from the PCR process were very unexpected, even to the point the control colony had some rather odd outcomes. The goal of this experiment was to choose three colonies from the petri dish that has been exposed to +Amp, and look for any signs of the +Amp resistant gene, blaTEM, within the colonies and decide if this gene does have an impact on bacterial resistance towards the antibiotic. My partner and I decided to utilize a bacterial colony sample that does have blaTEM genes as our control

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    Botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin mainly produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.1 It is not a contagious disease, however the bacteria can enter the body through inhalation, ingestion or through a wound. Botulinum toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum is claimed to be one of the most poisonous substance to human as an estimation of one million people can be killed by using only one gram of crystallized Botulinum toxin.2 It has an effect on human nervous

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    Hepatitis Epidemiology

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    Antony Van Leeuwenhoek’s development of the microscope in the 1600’s allowed scientists to visualize microorganisms that cause infectious diseases for the first time. (Paul g. Engelkirk –Janet Engelkirk 2011, Burton’s microbiology for health sciences. Ninth Edition p.7). Since then different bacteria and viruses have been discovered by use of a microscope such as Hepatitis viruses. There are five main recognized Hepatitis viruses that is , Hepatitis A (HAC), Hepatitis

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    Blood Agar Lab Report

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    After a gram stain was done unknown #257 was identified as a gram positive organism because when observed under the microscope the organism appeared purple with cocci in clusters. The organism was also catalase positive which means that it produced enzyme catalase and bubbled when hydrogen peroxide was added to it. Three test were conducted based on the result of the gram staining procedure. Blood agar with a Novobiocin disk was chosen as well as DNase (DNA) and Mannitol Salts (MSA) agar. The Blood

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    supports the growth of fastidious microbes, because many pathogen including S.Mutan have special dietary needs. Blood agar contains extra nutrients such as whole blood, blood serum, certain vitamins, sugar and amino acid as mentioned in Medical microbiology lab manual written by our own faculty member

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    E. Coli Case Study

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    “STUDY OF VIRULENCE FACTORS AND ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY PATTERN IN ESCHERICHIA COLI STRAINS ISOLATED FROM EXTRAINTESTINAL INFECTIONS” INTRODUCTION Escherichia coli (E. coli) is one of the most important members of the family Enterobacteriaceae and a commensal in the human intestinal tract. (1) As a commensal it contributes to the maintenance of health of a person. However, E.coli when enters into unnatural sites, can cause variety of conditions such as urinary tract infections, wound infections,

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