ATCC Introduction to Microbiology

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Table of Contents

1. Aseptic technique
2. Morphology
3. Environmental Microflora
4. Culturing Techniques
5. Culturing Conditions
6. Light Microscopy
7. Observing Microorganisms
8. Bacterial Enumeration
9. Differential Tests
10. References
11. Quick Strain Guide

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