M (ASCP) Technologist in Microbiology: Study Guide & Exam Prep

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This convenient online test prep course helps you get ready for the M (ASCP) Technologist in Microbiology exam in a few short weeks. Access these short lessons and quizzes to review and master all of the microbiology concepts that you'll encounter on the exam.
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12 chapters in M (ASCP) Technologist in Microbiology: Study Guide & Exam Prep

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Ch 1. Overview of Microbiology Lab Techniques {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[424345].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Simple and Differential Stains: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11937].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11937].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Gram Stain: Background and Example Organisms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Gram Stain: Theory and Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11938].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11938].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Growing Bacteria in a Lab: Experiments & Conditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Bacterial Growth & Generation Time? - Curves, Phases & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Serial Dilution in Microbiology: Calculation, Method & Technique Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Differential & Selective Media in Microbiology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11336].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11336].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Immunological Methods Used in Biology Labs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Equipment & Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5956].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5956].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Results Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - PCR: Reagents Used in Polymerase Chain Reaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - PCR: Steps Involved in Polymerase Chain Reaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Sanger Method of DNA Sequencing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3658].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3658].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Microarrays: Definition & Analyzing Genes on a Chip Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3137].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3137].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: Definition & Application Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[399055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[399055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Neutralization Reaction: Definition, Equation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Agglutination in Microbiology: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Working with Biological Specimens Safely in the Lab Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Infectious & Non-Infectious Waste: Disposal & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[424373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[424373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Dispose of Sharps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Other Potentially Infectious Material (OPIM): Definition & Transmission Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Safe Chemical Storage, Use & Disposal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Understanding SDS/OSHA Labels on Chemicals & Supplies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27689].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27689].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Antiseptics, Disinfectants & Sterilization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Autoclaves and Moist Heat Sterilization: Use With Surgical Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sterilization by Irradiation: Method & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Gas Plasma Sterilization? - Definition and Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Sterilization by Filtration: Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10924].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10924].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Pasteurization? - Definition & Common Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10925].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10925].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Understanding How Sterilization Is Quantified Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10926].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10926].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Using Alcohol as a Disinfectant and Antiseptic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Phenol Disinfectants? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10928].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10928].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Chlorine and Quaternary Ammonium Compounds: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10929].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10929].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What Are Peroxide Antiseptics? - Definition, Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10930].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10930].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What Is Ethylene Oxide? - Uses, Safety & Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Chlorhexidine, Iodine & Silver: Uses and Modes of Action Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch. 2:  Equipment & Instrumentation for Microbiology Labs
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Ch. 7:  Bacteria Clinical Information
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Ch. 8:  Fungi & Actinomycetes Morphology & Identification
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Ch. 9:  Fungi & Actinomycetes Clinical Information
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Ch. 10:  Parasite Morphology & Identification
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Ch. 12:  Microbiologist Education & Competencies
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