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Book: General Microbiology Lab Manual (Pakpour & Horgan)

  • Page ID
    23916
  • Basic Microbiology laboratory for upper division college students with color diagrams and very simple instructions. The manual covers lab safety, how to use a microscope, aseptic transfer of bacteria, simple, gram, capsule, acid fast, spore, and negative staining, environmental requirements of bacteria, antibiotic susceptibility testing, bacterial control methods, membrane filtration, standard plate count, plaque assay, biochemical tests for the identification of pathogenic Enterobacteriaceae, an unknown lab, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus bacteria and ELISAs.

    Thumbnail: A neutrophil (a type of white blood cell, shown in blue-gray) interacting with Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria (shown in pink). CC-BY 2.0, NIAID).