Microbiology Essay Topics

Microbial Flora on Restaurant Beverage Lemon Slices

December 2007, Volume 7; Number 5, Page 18; http://www. neha. org Forty-three visits to twenty-one different restaurants show bacteria on an item we often request (and sometimes don’t) to garnish our water, soda, tea or alcoholic beverages. The study conducted, investigated whether lemon slices used in restaurants as drink garnishes contain microbial contamination that may… View Article

Ec Assignment for Microbiology

1) First, the urine sample container should be labeled accordingly. Urine samples and transport containers should be free of any particles or anything that may interfere with the sample. The sample should be in a secure container with a leak resistant lid; this will also prevent exposure to the person handling the sample while also… View Article

Microbiology Case Study

You are working as an emergency room nurse in Topeka when a mother brings in her 8 year old son because of severe, bloody diarrhea. When questioned, the boy said that it hurts when he goes to the bathroom and his mother said he had vomited in the previous two days. When asked about their… View Article

Triple Sugar Test in Microbiology

Triple sugar-iron (TSI) agar test- designed to differentiate among the different groups or genera of the Enterobacteriaceae, which are all gram-negative bacilli capable of fermenting glucose with the production of acid a. Differentiation is made on the basis of differences in carbohydrate fermentation patterns and hydrogen sulfide production. To facilitate observation of carbohydrate utilization patterns-… View Article

Adhd: Universal Precautions

Universal Precautions Universal precautions refers to the practice, in medicine, of avoiding contact with patients’ bodily fluids, by means of the wearing of nonporous articles such as medical gloves, goggles, and face shields. The practice was introduced in 1985–88.[1][2] In 1987, the practice of universal precautions was adjusted by a set of rules known as… View Article

Identifying Salmonella Choleraesuis

The purpose of this study was to determine what an unknown bacteria was using several different microbiology lab techniques including an API test, an oxidase test, a gram stain, a hanging drop slide, and morphology identification. The unknown bacterium, which was contaminated with Serratia marcescens, was isolated by streaking the bacteria solution to single colonies…. View Article

The Great Qualities of Alexander Fleming

In the novel Of Mice and Men, George and Lennie demonstrate many qualities of friendship. Three qualities that can help cultivate a sincere friendship are intelligence, bravery, and selflessness. Alexander Fleming was a biologist who lived from 1881 to 1955. Though his early education, and his achievements in his research, he lived out the qualities… View Article

Yogurt

There are thousands of microorganisms present at almost every surface. Some of them are pathogenic which causes diseases but most of them are useful especially in the food industry (Lasztity, n.d.). Microorganisms have been used for preparing food products such as cheese, bread, yogurt, etc, for a long period of time without even knowing that… View Article

Disease Caused by Environmental Exposure

Environmental Diseases In epidemiology, environmental disease is disease caused by environmental factors that are not transmitted genetically or by infection. Apart from the true monogenic genetic disorders, environmental diseases may determine the development of disease in those genetically predisposed to a particular condition. Stress, physical and mental abuse, diet, exposure to toxins, pathogens, radiation, and… View Article

Microbiology and Bacteria

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms which must be viewed with the aid of a microscope or electron microscope. The importance of microbiology includes: used in biomedical research, creation of medicines, environmental applications and new research tools. Disease causing organisms include: protists, bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. Bacteria are important for fixing N2 in a… View Article

Ah Antimicrobial Investigation

This is a project starter, suitable for Advanced Higher biology investigations or A-level extended projects. Don’t forget to credit this resource in your bibliography by including the title, the website, the web address and the date you accessed it. Background information One often sees claims that a wide range of products, both synthetic and natural,… View Article

Review of Microbiology

Nature has its own methods of survival and too much of human interference disturbs its mechanism . The over exploitation and improper use of the natural environment is one of the major problems the world faces today. If pollution continues to incur at this rate, the day is not too far when most life forms… View Article

Microbiology

1.List five environments where you are likely to find microbial growth: Lakes, soil, oceans, tundras, deserts 2.How do microbes contribute to soil fertility? The decomposition that microbes take part in help release mineral nutrients, such as potassium and nitrogen, from dead organic matter and allowing primary producers the nutritional access. They also produce CO2 and… View Article

Microbiology and Bacteria

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms which must be viewed with the aid of a microscope or electron microscope. The importance of microbiology includes: used in biomedical research, creation of medicines, environmental applications and new research tools. Disease causing organisms include: protists, bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. Bacteria are important for fixing N2 in a… View Article