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Microbiologist • Micro-small • Bio-life • Logist-one who studies • Definition- Scientist who studies small organisms, such as their development, structure, and growth. (bacteria, viruses, fungus, protozoa, etc.) • In-depth definition (dictionary def)-scientist who investigates the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microorganisms, such as bacteria
Diagnostic microbiology • A microbiologist specialist who specializes in the microorganisms in a human
Naming bacteria • Every bacteria consists of two names • Genus and species • Staphylococcus Aureus • Staphylococcus-genus • Aureus- species • Species is more specific
Growing bacteria • The medium is the augar in the petri dishes • Then we put it in an incubator to keep it warm 37 degrees • Bacteria needs to be warm and wet
Aseptic techniques • A-not • Sep- infection/infected • Definition of aseptic-Procedure performed under a “free of bacteria” area • Ways to accomplish this is to be sure that areas around you are clean • This includes clean tools, clean areas, and proper protective gears.
Virus • Not considered alive Prevention • Eat well • Maintain healthy body • Exercise • Enough rest • Vitamins • Wash hands • Safe sex
Fungus Prevention • Don’t share clothing's • Keep body parts dry • Cutting sugar • Yogurts • Probiotics
Bacteria Prevention • Make sure food is cooked • Not sharing food or drinks • Washing your hand • Clean well around your house • Use a condom/limiting partners
Protozoa Prevention • Wash hands • Boil water • Fully cooked meat
Helminthes Multicellular Parasitic Prevention • Don’t eat feces/ be careful of animals that do • Don’t drink/eat contaminated food or soil • Wash hands
Prions • Not alive • Little chunks of protein that makes you sick Prevention • Don’t eat brains • Never eat the brains that eat something else