Study Guide 3 - MBI121 Exam 3 Fall 2011 History of...

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MBI121 – Exam 3 – Fall 2011 History of Microbiology * Know how each of these scientists contributed to the field of microbiology (including experiments and critical conclusions): Van Leeuwenhoek: late 1600’s o Dutch merchant o 1673 - “animalcules” o 1683 - described bacteria, yeast, sperm Semmelweis: Pasteur: Redi: Koch: * What is the concept of spontaneous generation? Is it still a scientifically sound concept? Why or why not? Epidemiology * What is epidemiology? * Who was John Snow? What causes cholera? What happens to those infected? How did Snow determine how outbreak occurred? * Define epidemic; pandemic; endemic – provide examples for each * Describe “herd immunity” * how do epidemiologists track and understand a new disease? * Describe examples of how time, place and personal characteristics define outbreaks of
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