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    microbiology lab we have been taught how to conduct multiple experiments to identify microorganisms. Many of these experiments can be used on all different types of microorganisms but cumulatively they can help isolate a singular microorganism’s identity. At the beginning of the semester we were divided into several groups and were assigned an unknown of which we were tasked with identifying. Being assigned number 14 as our unknown, my group consisting of Chijindu Eke, Austin Dicus and myself conducted these experiments over the course of the semester and have successfully identified our microorganism to be Enterobacter Aerogenes. The plan to identify the microorganism was to grow a pure and uncontaminated…

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    Introduction Not only is the human body colonized with a large variety of microorganisms, the environment people live in is also filled with countless bacteria and other microorganisms, which are known as environmental microbes. More importantly, since people spend the majority of their lifetime in indoor environments such as schools, houses, and hospitals, the indoor surface microbes hence play a crucial role in human health. Scientists have discovered that indoor microorganisms are associated…

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    Microorganisms

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    In the field of Microbiology, it is essential that the microorganisms being examined are seen clearly and distinctly under the microscope. Most specimen thrive in aqueous environments, therefore they are translucent and when mounted on a microscope the light passes through them making it impossible to see the specimen. Equally as important as this is that the viewer is aware of what type pf bacteria is being utilized. Both of these criteria in a lab are met with the use of a staining procedure…

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    Immature Microorganisms

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    Immature microorganisms are cells that are undifferentiated which imply that they don't have a particular employment or even capacity. While skin cells secure our body, muscle cells contract and nerve cells send signals. Undifferentiated cells don't have a particular structure or capacity henceforth they can possibly turn into an assortment of cells in the body, similar to the ones recorded over, a liver cell, a bone cell, pluripotent foundational microorganism, platelet, and fat cell. The body…

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    Growth Of Microorganisms

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    Population growth of microorganisms. In the correct conditions (with warmth, moisture, nutrients) bacteria can multiply rapidly. The human body can provide these conditions for bacteria to multiply, for example in a cut. Each bacterium splits into two up to every 20 minutes. So, after one hour a single bacterium could have reproduced to give eight bacteria. 2.2 Explain the ways an infective agent might enter the body Contact: Some diseases spread through direct contact with infected skin,…

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    Microorganism Infection

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    The history of microorganism infection predates written accounts. Evidence of ancient prophylactic measures such as applying mold and soil to wounds attests to the age–old challenge of combatting illnesses caused by microbes. The modern era of medicine began with advents in the treatment of widespread ailments, most notably the discovery of penicillin by Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928 (“History of Antibiotics,” 2010). With the first effective compound against bacterial proliferation, infections…

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    by Allison Maclachla https://class.daytonastate.edu/content/FA15/MCB1010_V2_FA15_ON/Course%20Information/Body%20Bacteria.pdf Acne: Causes, Diagnosis and How to Get Rid of Acne http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/107146.php After watching all three of the videos required per this assignment, I found the first video the most interesting. The other two didn’t really capture my attention as much as this one did. I appreciate how Jessica Green opened up her speech providing us facts such…

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    . It was also revealed by NSW (2000) that there are a few variations in the sources of gray water in that bathroom (hand basin, shower, and bath) which generates about 38% of the household wastewater flow (55% of greywater) and is considered to be the least contaminated type of greywater. Microbiologically, thermotolerant coliform concentrations have been assessed in shower and bath water to be in the range of 104 to 106 cfu/100mL. People often urinate in showers and baths concern is often…

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    Catalase Test Lab Report

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    Mixtures of microorganisms are normally present in the natural environment (Intrieri, 19) and microorganisms are found everywhere including the human body and the air (25). As a result, in different laboratory settings from food to clinical the microbiologists in those laboratories follow experimental tests to identify unknown microorganisms in a sample (111). Our goal in this laboratory was to perform the types of testing microbiologist do every day to isolate and identify unknown bacteria in a…

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    question will be, “Is it safe to go to pedicure spas?”. To answer my question, I will test the bacteria levels at pedicure stations in local salons. I will get permission from the salons where I plan to obtain the samples and identify them only as anonymous sources. I will go to local business establishments and collect samples from the pedicure stations using materials such as petri dishes, sterilized swabs and other research materials. Microorganisms are living, single celled organisms.…

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