Unit 1 Study Guide Essays

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Chapter 1 - Which one of the following is not a role for bioremediation? Curing infectious diseases - All of the following are examples of new emerging infectious diseases except Chickenpox - Normal microbiota: Beneficial microbial inhabitants of the body - Golden Age of Microbiology: Rapid discovery of basic microbiology principles - Re-emerging diseases: Once controlled by preventative public health measures they are now on the rise - Prions: Resistant to the usual sterilization procedures for pathogens - Spontaneous generation: The converse of biogenesis - Acellular infectious agent: Chemical composition includes RNA or DNA - In the scientific name Bacillus anthracis, the term Bacillus is the genus name - include…show more content…
This test uses a: selective medium Chapter 5 - Low temperature is: bacteriostatic - Heavy metals generally kill microorganisms by reacting with protein sulfhydryl groups to disrupt function - Chlorhexidine is a biguanide used to wash hands and clean wounds superficially - The chemical counterpart of the autoclave uses ethylene oxide with an inert gas - HEPA filters are used to filter which one of the following? Air - Ultraviolet light is valuable for reducing the microbial population in the air of a hospital room - Of the following, the most efficient method for sterilization of a bacteriological transfer loop is the direct flame - Triclosan destroys bacteria by disrupting cell membranes - Which one of the following elements would be classified as a halogen Chlorine - Moist heat kills microorganisms by denaturation - A substance that has been pasteurized is not considered sterile 5 out of 8 points Autoclave: Vegetative microorganisms, and endospores Direct Flame: Vegetative microorganisms, and endospores Boiling water for 10
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