STUDY GUIDE Midterm, BIOL 203 Exam #2
School Year 2011-12
Format: 50 Objective Questions Multiple Choice, True-False, Matching, Critical Thinking
The exam is mildly cumulative with a strong emphasis on recent material.
Notes on Common Cold, Influenza,
Lab 4 Motility testing
Define the following
-Monotrichous having a single flagellum
-Amphitrichous having a single flagella at each end
-Lophotrichous having 2 or more flagella at one end
-Peritrichous multiple flagella pointing in many directions, locate
WHAT IS BOTULISM?
Botulism is food poisoning caused by a bacterium growing on improperly sterilized
canned meats and other preserved foods. Botulism is a rare but serious paralytic
illness caused by a nerve toxin that is produced by
Botulism Emily Enochs
Botulism is caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and sometimes by strains of Clostridium butyricum
and Clostridium baratii.
2. What are signs and symptoms of Botulism?
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Lab Report Microscopy -Na me: W0 M
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Not submitting this online lab will result in loss of attendance for this lab session
(Reminder: Students missing more than 2 labs will receive an F for the course)
b Re ort: Ubi ui Colon characteristics and Culture media
Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing- Kirby
Kirby Bauer test
Is a widely used test used to determine if a bacterium
is sensitive or resistant to several antimicrobial
compounds at a time.
For this test we had E. co
The purpose of the Disk-Diffusion experiment, or Kirby-Bauer Method, is to test the
effectiveness of specific chemicals or substances in killing microbes. This testing method is quite
useful for a myriad of different uses, including but not limited to the
Germ squad lab report
October 26, 2012
Germ Squad is an elite group of microbiology students who desire to learn more and go
above and beyond in their microbiology experience. This year, the Germ Squad students
gathered together to
*Remember that the cell wall and plasma membrane are different for
Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Gram-positive bacteria
have a thicker cell wall due to the presence of more
Leeuwenhoek: grandfather of microbiology; Christian and
Aseptic technique lab report
A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What is the
difference between sterilization and disinfection?
Bactericidal refers to the killing of all bacteria from an o