Jennifer WilliamsSID: 1001224156Due: 08-Mar-2015Module 7 - Week 7: Lecture Assignment 11BIOL 2460-500: Microbiology1 page summary of Chapter 11Badon – Spring 2015Chapter 11 summary - Physical & Chemical Control of Microorganisms11.1 Controlling MicroorganismsMicrobial control methods: involve the use of physical & chemical agents to eliminate or reduce the numbers of microorganisms from a specific environment; are used to prevent the spread of infectious agents, retard spoilage, & keep commercial products safe; must be adjusted to fit individual situations: spoilage or infection varies widely in species composition, resistance, & harmfulness; are indicated by the terminology used (sterilization & -cidal agents destroy all viable organisms, including viruses. Antisepsis, disinfection, sanitization, & -static agents reduce the numbers of viable microbes to a specified level).Microbial death: defined as the permanent loss of reproductive capability in microorganisms; caused by microbicidal agents; describedby what they are -cidal for: sporocides, bactericides, fungicides, viricides.
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