This comprehensive laboratory manual provides state-of-the-art techniques, concepts, and applications of microbiology. The overall approach is designed to start with basic concepts and procedures and to gradually build more advanced levels, strengthening readers' understanding and skills through the process. An invaluable reference as a refresher of basic concepts, techniques and procedures. Current, thorough coverage of topics including, but not limited to: cultivation techniques; microbial genetics; immunology; and medical microbiology. For laboratory technicians and medical laboratory technologists.
Consists of 70 experiments that demonstrate how to apply the concepts, principles, and techniques used in microbiology. The laboratory manual covers cultivation and staining techniques, the metabolic activities of bacteria, sterilization and disinfection, fermentation, immunology, epidemiology, and medical microbiological. The second edition adds new illustrations and procedures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR