Basic and Practical Microbiology Lab Manual
Organized into seven modules, each featuring several laboratory exercises, the manual provides up-to-date exercises on microbial diversity and ubiquity, cultivating and staining cells for microscopy, bacterial metabolism, identifying unknown bacteria, controlling bacterial growth, symbiosis, immunology, and epidemiology. The written text engages students through real-world examples and practices, while easy-to-follow diagrams and figures help students complete the laboratory exercises with confidence.
Basic and Practical Microbiology Lab Manual includes a supplementary online component which offers videos of basic techniques, flashcards, games, and quizzes that prepare students for in-class tests. Designed for introductory courses at the college level, the book is ideal for the laboratory component of lecture courses in microbiology for both majors and non-majors.