1999 Science in the Real World: Microbes in Action This material may be duplicated by teachers for use in the classroom. Any other use is prohibited .
What are coliforms? Coliforms are bacteria that are always present in the digestive tracts of animals, including humans, and are found in their wastes.
Bacteria Bacteria are among the simplest, smallest, and most abundant organisms on earth. Bacteria are "procaryotic" organisms- a term which indicates a cellular structure lacking an organized nucleus and nuclear membrane.
Lesson 3: Bacteria Page 1 of 14 Bacteria Did you know that bacteria cause the following threats to public health? Anthrax ( Bacillus anthracis ) Syphillis (Treponema pallidum) Strep throat ( Streptococcus ) Botulism ( Clostridium botulinum ) Skin boils ( Staphyloccus ) Lesson 3: Bacteria Page 1 ...
Ryan Heasley Instructions 12/07/2009 Preparing a Pure Bacterial Culture of Bacteria on a Nutritive Agar Plate
108 Unit 2 NEL 2.4 2.4 Bacteria In section 2.1, you learned that bacteria can be classified into two kingdoms: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria. Before we examine the differences, consider the similarities all bacteria possess: • All are unicellular; some stick together in colonies.
www.safewater.org * Page 1 of 4 4 Bacteria What are Bacteria? Whenever we hear the word bacteria we assume that something is dirty, our food is rotten, or someone is sick, but this is not always true!
Chapter 17, Bacteria: Indicators of Potential Pathogens,Voluntary Estuary Monitoring Manual, March 2006
Coliform Bacteria are a group of microorganisms commonly found in soil, surface water, and on plants. They are also present in the intestines of animals and humans.
SOIL ORGANISMS: BACTERIA; FUNGI, PROTOZOA, NEMATODES, AND ROTIFERS Prepared by: Dr. E. R. Ingham Department of Botany and Plant Pathology Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331-2902 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org This report consists of:-a brief introduction,.-a table which summarize critical ...