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  • Microorganisms And Humans Lab Report

    detect streptococci causing bacteria in the back of their throats and other objective was to view pathogen causing diseases under the microscope. Activity 1 – Identification of Human Streptococcal Pathogens Materials 1. Glass microscope slides 2. Bunsen burner 3. Inoculating loop 4. Sharpie pen 5. 2 bacitracin discs 6. Sterile saline tubes 7. Sterile cotton swabs 8. Tongue depressors 9. Gloves 10. 1 blood agar plate/student pair Procedure Divide a blood agr into two sections, one for you and the other for the lab partner. Wash hand thoroughly before proceduring to the getting a throat culture. Depress the tongue with a sterile depressor, donot put it down on the table or touch any surface with it until the procedure is completed. Swab the inside of the throat known as the pharynx with a sterile swab Swab one…

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  • Infectious Coryza

    First, good hygiene practice is critical in chicken farms. Due to the high separability of the diseases, keeping the flocks in a generally healthy state is the first action to consider (Gondwe & Wollny, 2007). Second, the possible carriers of the pathogen should be isolated from the healthy flocks. Breeding with a bird from an unknown source should be prohibited as they might be recovered carrier birds. Third, vaccines has been used in many countries for intervention. Inactivated bacterin…

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  • Raymond Wang Essay

    small metal tube, germs can be passed around easily. “When someone actually goes on a plane, they could be sick and they could actually be in this latency period in which they could actually have the disease but not exhibit any symptoms” (Wang). With Raymond’s invention, the air in planes should be pathogen-free but the air is not the only place germs get spread in the plane. “The…

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  • Essay On Pathogenisms Of Plants

    viruses. It is then surprising to note that, in spite of the tenure and the absence of an immune system, the death of plants by disease end up being an exceptional situation. This suggests that the defense mechanisms of plant cells, both those constituent as those induced by the presence of the pathogen, are very effective to stop or counter an infection. In addition, it has been verified that the plants are able to react to external stimuli, as can be the intensity of light, the amount of water…

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  • Foodborne Pathogens

    Foodborne Pathogens In our homes, we have the possibility of eating foods that may be contaminated with a variety of different foodborne pathogens. A foodborne pathogen is any illness resulting from contaminated food due to pathogenic bacteria, viruses, parasites, and natural or chemical toxins. There are many types of foodborne pathogens, growth of pathogens due to improper food preparation, and there are a variety of habits you can change to prevent foodborne illness. First, there are…

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  • Pathogens In Food

    and 37.77% for poultry and their products (Altabari and Aldaghim, 2002). Microbial pathogens in food cause an estimated 6.5 to 33 million cases of human illness and up to 9000 deaths annually (Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, 1994). In the developed world, frequent reports of food poisoning have increased public concern in relation to the potential presence of pathogenic organisms in food. Changes in eating habits, mass catering, unsafe food storage conditions and poor hygiene…

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  • Essay On ESKAPE Pathogens

    The purpose of the research was to potentially find a new bacteria that is capable of producing an antibiotic against one or more of the six ESKAPE pathogens (a group of pathogens that are resistant to most if not all current antibiotics). All research protocol was based on the Yale Small World Initiative and the third edition of Microbiology Laboratory Theory & Application. One bacteria from a sample of soil collected (colony #18) was tested for its ability to produce antibiotics against two of…

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  • Pathogens Cause Disease

    Pathogens cause disease and can only survive if they continue to multiply and transfer to other organisms; pathogenicity’s purpose is transmission, this can be seen due to the many ways of transmission done various diseases. The transmission of disease can happen many ways, but is vital to the survival and the spread of the diseases. This can be seen in the transmission of Vibrio cholera, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and malaria. Without transmission a disease will not survive, it cannot…

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  • Antibiotic Resistance And Pathogens

    resistance and overuse of vaccines has contributed to the increased incidence of emerging diseases and resistance and their controls and treatments. Infectious diseases are caused by pathogens or organisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. The human immune system is the last line of defense against viruses and bacteria that enter the body. To fight off infectious diseases and protect the body, the immune system attacks organisms and substances that invade body systems. The immune…

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  • Essay On Bloodborne Pathogens

    Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that can cause harmful diseases in humans. The most common kinds of bloodborne pathogens are hepatitis B, hepatitis C , and human immunodeficiency virus. These pathogens can cause serious health problems. HIV can lead to AIDS, which is a life threatening disease that attacks your immune system. Many humans around the world suffer from bloodborne pathogens, they can damage many important organs and are spread in many ways. The most common and life…

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