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The Main Themes of Microbiology
Transcript of The Main Themes of Microbiology
What are microbes?
Microbes are EVERYWHERE
Germ Theory of
Microbes are organisms too small to be seen with the unaided eye
Types of microbes
How do we work with
microbes in the lab?
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fig. 1.9b, pg. 13
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
a model of his microscope
~2000 microbes cause disease - pathogens
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West Nile virus
Tyndall and Cohn discovered endospores
explained why some microbes were not
killed by heat
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Insight 1.2 Spontaneous generation vs. biogenesis
disproved spontaneous generation
developed Koch's postulates
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
noticed mothers who gave birth at
home had fewer infections than
those who gave birth in a hospital
advocated for handwashing
between working with cadavers
and delivering babies
sterilized instruments and hands before surgery
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Genus and species
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