By Michael J. Leboffe, Burton E. Pierce
This full-color atlas is meant to behave as a complement to introductory microbiology laboratory manuals. it isn't designed to exchange them, neither is it meant to switch genuine functionality of the suggestions. quite, the images are provided to aid with the translation of results.
The 3rd version of the Photographic Atlas for the Microbiology Laboratory is without doubt one of the most sensible promoting microbiology books within the better schooling industry. The authors have outfitted at the good fortune of this publication through making major advancements for the hot version. a number of the adjustments for the fourth version include:
a brand new artwork application designed to extend pupil realizing of vital concepts
a brand new "Introduction" bankruptcy offers context and historical past info for the recent microbiology student
Re-organized content material to mirror the "process" a operating microbiologist might stick with to spot an unknown organism
3 new chapters overlaying the 3 domain names: micro organism, Archaea, and Eukarya
New photos, re-scanned and or re-imaged pictures and new photomicrographs that fit extra heavily what scholars are inclined to discover within the laboratory
an entire remodel that are supposed to enable the scholar to raised entry the material
This atlas can accompany and increase any Microbiology textbook. it's designed to be of specific price to scholars in a laboratory state of affairs and will both accompany a laboratory handbook or, in sure classes, it may be utilized in conjunction with workouts for the Microbiology Laboratory, Fourth version. to supply scholars with a full-color, cost effectively priced lab handbook. 3-hole drilled.
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5-24 STAPHYLOCOCCUS ARRANGEMENT Staphylococcus aureus is shown in a blood smear. Note the staphylococci interspersed between the erythrocytes. S. aureus is a common opportunistic pathogen of humans. Cells are approximately 1µm in diameter. 5-25 TWO EXAMPLES OF COCCI (GRAM STAIN) Compare Moraxella catarrhalis (pink stain) and Micrococcus luteus (purple), both grown in culture. M. catarrhalis is a diplococcus with flattened adjacent sides. It is an inhabitant of the human upper respiratory tract, especially the nasal cavity, and is rarely pathogenic.
Note the weak ␤-hemolysis of the white colony in the upper right (arrow). White growth with ␤-hemolysis is characteristic of Staphylococcus aureus. 3-32 PIGMENT PRODUCTION ON SLANTS From left to right, Staphylococcus epidermidis (white), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (green), Chromobacterium violaceum (violet), Serratia marcescens (red/orange), Kocuria rosea (rose), and Micrococcus luteus (yellow). 3-33 INFLUENCE OF TEMPERATURE ON PIGMENT PRODUCTION Serratia marcescens was grown for 48 hours on Trypticase Soy Agar slants at five different temperatures.
After staining with carbolfuchsin, cells are reddish-purple. Steam heat enhances the entry of carbolfuchsin into cells. Decolorization with acid alcohol removes stain from acid-fast negative cells. Methylene blue is used to counterstain acid-fast negative cells. 6-15 THE ZIEHL-NEELSEN ACID-FAST STAIN Acid-fast cells stain reddish-purple; nonacid-fast cells stain blue or the color of the counterstain if a different one is used. T. P. Kubica. 1985. Public Health Mycobacteriology: A Guide for the Level III Laboratory.
A photographic atlas for the 4th edition microbiology laboratory by Michael J. Leboffe, Burton E. Pierce