Probelm set 2-UNEX Spring 2013

Design an experiment to determine whether an

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Unformatted text preview: f the prophage? How can you tell? (3pts) Q5. Design an experiment to determine whether an antimicrobial agent is acting as a cidal or static agent. How would you determine whether an agent is suitable for use as an antiseptic rather than as a disinfectant? (8pts) Q6. In 1876, Robert Koch laid down the ground rules for demonstrating a particular microorganism is the causative agent of an infectious disease. Although these ground rules have limitations, Koch’s postulates are still followed to identify novel pathogens and to demonstrate their role disease. The following research article published 2006 describes identification of a novel pathogen that causes lymphadenitis in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease following Koch’s postulates. Original article:...
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2013 for the course BIO 210 taught by Professor Sarni during the Summer '11 term at UCLA.

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