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Benson's Microbiological Applicationshas been the gold standardof microbiology laboratory manuals for over 30 years. The 77 self-contained, clearly-illustrated exercises, and four-color format makes Microbiological Applications: Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology, the ideal lab manual. Appropriate for either a majors or non-majors lab course, this lab manual assumes no prior organic chemistry course has been taken.

Table of Contents

Brightfield Microscopy
Darkfield Microscopy
Phase-Contrast Microscopy
Fluorescence Microscopy
Microscopic Measurements
Survey of Microorganisms
Protozoa, Algae and Cyanobacteria
Ubiquity of Bacteria
The Fungi: Molds and Yeasts
Manipulation of Microorganisms
Aseptic Technique
Pure Culture Techniques
Staining and Observations of Microorganisms
Smear Preparation
Simple Staining
Negative Staining
Capsular Staining
Gram Staining
Spore Staining: Two Methods
Acid-Fast Staining: Kinyoun Method
Motility Determination
Culture Methods
Culture Media Preparation
Preparation of Stock Cultures
Enumeration of Bacteria: The Standard Plate Count
Slide Culture: Fungi
Bacterial Viruses
Determination of a Bacteriophage Titer
Burst Size Determination: A One-Step Growth Curve
Isolation of Phage from Flies
Phage Typing
Environmental Influences and Control of Microbial Growth
Effects of Oxygen on Growth
Temperature: Effects on Growth
pH and Microbial Growth
Water Activity and Osmotic Pressure
Ultraviolet Light: Lethal Effects
The Effects of Lysozyme on Bacterial Cells
Evaluation of Alcohol: Its Effectiveness as an Antiseptic
Antimicrobic Sensitivity Testing: The Kirby-Bauer Method
Evaluation of Antiseptics: The Filter Paper Disk Method
Effectiveness of Hand Scrubbing
Identification of Unknown Bacteria
Morphological Study of An Unknown Bacterium
Cultural Characteristics
Physiological Characteristics: Oxidation and Fermentation Stet Reactions
Physiological Characteristics: Hydrolytic and Degradative Stet Reactions
Physiological Characteristics: Multiple Test Media
Use of Bergey's Manual
Miniaturized Multitest Systems
Enterobacteriaceae Identification: The API 20E System
Enterobacteriaceae Identification: The Enterotube II System
O/F Gram-Negative Rods Identification: The Oxi/Ferm Tube II System
Staphylococcus Identification: The API Staph System
Diversity and Environmental Microbiology
Isolation of an Antibiotic Producer: The Actinomyces
Nitrogen Cycle: Ammonification
Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation: Rhizobium
Free-Living Nitrogen Fixation: Azotobacter
Denitrification: Paracoccus denitrificans
The Winogradsky Column
Purple Nonsulfur Photosynthetic Bacteria
Sulfate Reducing Bacteria: Desulfovibrio
Bacterial Commensalism
Bacterial Synergism
Microbial Antagonism
Applied Microbiology
Bacterial Food Counts
Bacteriological Examination of Water: Most Probable Number Determination
Bacteriological Examination of Water: The Membrane Filter Method
Reductase Test
Temperature: Lethal Effects
Microbial Spoilage of Canned Food
Microbiology of Alcohol Fermentation
Bacterial Genetics and Biotechnology
Mutant Isolation by Replica Plating
Bacterial Transformation
Polymerase Chain Reaction for Amplifying DNA
Plasmid Isolation
Medical Microbiology
The Staphylococci: Isolation and Identification
The Streptococci and Enterococci: Isolation and Identification
Gram-Negative Intestinal Pathogens
A Synthetic Epidemic
Immunology and Serology
Slide Agglutination Test: Serological Typing
Slide Agglutination Test for S. aureus
Slide Agglutination Test for Streptococcus
Tube Agglutination Test: The Heterophile Antibody Test
Blood Grouping
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