BISC%20300.Chap.02.NOTES

BISC%20300.Chap.02.NOTES - BISC 300 Chapter 2 Notes...

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BISC 300 Chapter 2 Notes Historical Overview 2.1 EFFECTS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES ON CIVILIZATION Box 2.1--The Black Plague in Europe. Originates in China in 1331…spreads slowly along the Silk Road (due to low population density) until 1347. Then all of Europe is consumed by 1350. Wipes out 25 million in Europe. 2.3 STATUS OF MICRO PRIOR TO 1650 The “life force” and spontaneous generation. 2.4 MICRO FROM 1650 TO 1850 Fig. 2.2/2.3. Leeuwenhoeks microscopes and drawings. 2.5 MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Fig. 2.5 Jenner vaccinating a child. 2.6 MICRO AFTER 1850: BEGINNING OF THE MODERN ERA Fig. 2.6 Louis Pasteur. The “father” of modern microbiology. The Pasteur School Fig. 2.7-Pasteur’s bent glass flasks. Tubes where air was superheated remained sterile…those open to air allowed growth. Box 2.2 Anaerobic growth The Koch Schoo l Fig. 2.8-Robert Koch. Medical microbiologist. .confirmed the Germ Theory of disease. Developed Koch’s postulates…still in use today.
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