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20 chapters in Microbiology: Tutoring Solution

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Lesson 1 - The Germ Theory of Disease: Definition & Louis Pasteur  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Antibiotics and Vaccines  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Archaea: Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What is Bacteria? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Cyanobacteria: Definition, Characteristics & Species  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What are Protozoa? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - What is Algae? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - What are Fungi? - Types and Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Diatoms: Definition, Characteristics & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Pseudopods: Definition & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What Are Algae Blooms? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is a Parasite? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Microbiology? - Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Salmonella?  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Vibrio cholerae: Symptoms, Treatment and Morphology  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Vibrio Vulnificus Infection: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What Is PPD? - Definition, Symptoms & Testing  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Definitive & Accidental Hosts in Parasitic Life Cycles  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Bacterial Cell Morphology and Classification: Definition, Shapes & Arrangements  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Bacterial Cytoplasm & Cell Membrane: Structure & Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Bacterial Cell Walls: Structure, Function & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Bacterial Structures and Their Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Bacterial Endospores: Definition & Formation  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Bacterial Genome: Structure & Organization  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Bacterial Plasmids: Definition, Function & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Bacterial Conjugation: Definition & Protocol  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Bacterial Transformation: Definition, Process & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Bacterial Transduction: Definition, Process & Advantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Regulation of Gene Expression: Transcriptional Repression and Induction  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - How An Operon Controls Transcription in a Prokaryotic Cell  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Aerobic Bacterial Metabolism: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Anaerobic Bacterial Metabolism: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Bacterial Fermentation Process & Products  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Escherichia coli (E. coli) as a Model Organism or Host Cell  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Growth Requirements of E. coli and Auxotrophs  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is Bacteria? - Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Bacillus Cereus: Morphology & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Archaea & Bacteria: Similarities & Differences  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Nitrogen Cycle, Acid Rain and Fossil Fuels  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Nitrogen Fixation: Significance to Plants and Humans  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Types of Bacteria Found in Anaerobic Environments  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Bacteria that Live in Deepwater Vent Ecosystems  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Thermus Aquaticus and Other Thermophiles: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Microbial Contamination in Drinking Water: Sources & Control  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Clostridium Sporogenes: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - What is Amoeboid Movement?  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - What Are the Benefits of Protists?  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Colonial Protists: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Common Freshwater Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - 3 Methods of Protist Locomotion  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Protist Life Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Protist Phyla: Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Protista Paramecium: Habitat & Importance  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Protists: Definition & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Examples of Unicellular Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Heterotrophic Protists: Feeding Mechanism, Characteristics & Reproduction  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Importance of Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Malaria Protist Characteristics & Life Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Marine Protists: Diversity & Types of Species  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Protist Cell Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Protist Phylogenetic Tree  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Slime Mold: Definition & Protista Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - The Movement of Spirogyra Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Spore-Forming Protists: Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Stentor Protist: Reproduction, Anatomy & Habitat  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Types of Protists & Their Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Volvox Protist Classification: Movement & Description  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - What is the Cell Structure of Protists?  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Bacteria vs. Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Autotrophic Protists: Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Disease Control & Prevention  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Differences Between Infection and Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Preventing Disease: Normal Human Flora  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Symbiotic Interactions in Disease: Definition, Theory & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Progress of Disease: Infection to Recovery  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Different Routes of Infectious Disease Transmission  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Spread of Disease: Endemic, Epidemic & Pandemic  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - What Are the Types of Diseases?  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Nosocomial Infections: Definition, Causes & Prevention  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Establishment of Disease: Entry, Dose & Virulence  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Clostridium Sordelli: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Erythroplakia: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is an Epidemic? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What Is Basal Cell Carcinoma? - Types, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Prion Disease? - Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Abscess: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Agnosia: Definition, Types, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Agraphia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Defense Mechanisms: Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Esophageal Cancer: Causes, Stages, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Esophageal Varices: Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Fat Embolism: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Hyphema: Definition & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Iatrogenic Disease: Definition & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Laceration: Definition, Types & Repair  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Palpation: Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Sinus Infection (Sinusitis): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Skin Maceration: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - What Is a Carcinogen? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - What Is a CAT Scan? - Definition, Side Effects & Risks  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - What Is a Cataract? - Definition, Symptoms & Surgery  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - What Is a Fistula? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - What is Acute Illness? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - What Is Alopecia? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - What is an MRI Scan? - Definition, Uses & Side Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - What Is an Ostomy? - Definition, Types & Complications  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - What Is Chronic Pain? - Definition & Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - What Is Dysplasia? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 40 - What Is EEG? - Definition & Test  Take Quiz
Lesson 41 - What is Fibrosarcoma? - Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 42 - What Is Frostbite? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 43 - What Is Gingivitis? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 44 - What Is Laryngitis? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 45 - What Is Lethargy? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 46 - What Is Lidocaine? - Uses & Side Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 47 - What is Radiation Therapy? - Definition, Types & Side Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 48 - What Is Sarcoma? - Definition, Types & Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 49 - What Is Scabies? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 50 - What Is Skin Abrasion? - Definition & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 51 - Degenerative Disc Disease: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 52 - Degenerative Joint Disease: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 53 - Symptoms of Degenerative Brain Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 54 - What are Degenerative Diseases?  Take Quiz
Lesson 55 - CT Scans: Risks & Side Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 56 - Chronic Degenerative Diseases Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 57 - Degenerative Back Disease: Symptoms & Exercises  Take Quiz
Lesson 58 - Degenerative Joint Disease Pathophysiology  Take Quiz
Lesson 59 - Degenerative Nerve Disease: Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 60 - Diseases Caused by Protists  Take Quiz
Lesson 61 - What Causes Degenerative Bone Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 62 - What Is Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 63 - What Is Degenerative Disease in the Neck? - Symptoms & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 64 - What Is Degenerative Spine Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 65 - What Is Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 66 - What Is Mild Degenerative Disc Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 67 - What Is Severe Degenerative Disc Disease?  Take Quiz
Lesson 68 - Acute Febrile Illness: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 69 - Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Lassa Virus and Bloody Fever: Arenaviridae Structure, Disease, and Transmission  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Gastrointestinal Infection by the Astroviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Californian Brain Inflammation: Bunyaviridae Structure, Transmission, and Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Stomach Flu & Viruses of the Caliciviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - SARS: Diseases and Viruses of the Coronaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Ebola Virus and other Deadly Filoviridae Viruses  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever, and Hepatitis C: The Flaviviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Orthomyxoviridae Virus Family: Influenza, Flu Shots, and More  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Measles and Mumps: Disease of the Paramyxoviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Polio, Foot and Mouth Disease, and Hepatitis A: The Picornaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Reoviridae Virus Family: Structure, Transmission, and Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - HIV and AIDS: Mechanisms and Diseases of the Retroviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Treatment Methodologies for HIV  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Rabies and Fear of Water: Diseases of the Rhabdoviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Rubella and German Measles: Diseases of the Togaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Other RNA Virus Families of Importance  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Protease Inhibitor: Definition, Application & Uses  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Cavities and Tooth Decay: Bacterial Causes of Common Dental Issues  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - What Is a Foodborne Illness? - Definition and Common Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Is Botulism? - Food Poisoning Caused By the Bacterium Clostridium botulinum  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Salmonella: Symptoms of Food Poisoning Caused By Salmonella  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What Is Campylobacter? - Infection Caused By Campylobacter Bacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - E. Coli: Common Strains and Pathogenic Varieties of E. Coli Bacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Escherichia Coli Infections: E. coli O157:H7  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - E. coli O157:H7 - Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Listeriosis: Bacterial Infection from Listeria Monocytogenes  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Typhoid Fever: Symptoms, Causes and Salmonella Typhi  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Food Poisoning from Clostridium perfringens & Clostridium Perfringens Enterotoxin  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What Is Cholera? - Disease Symptoms and Vibrio Cholerae  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Cholera: Causes, Treatment and Prevention  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What Is an Ulcer: Causes, Symptoms and Helicobacter pylori  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Brucellosis: Infectious Disease Caused by the Brucella Bacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Dysentery and the Bacteria Shigella: Symptoms & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Food Poisoning from Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Clostridium Perfringens: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What is Clostridium Botulinum? - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is Staphylococcus Aureus? - Definition & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Tooth Decay? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What Is the Immune System? - Our Body's Defense Against Pathogens  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Anatomical Barriers of the Immune System  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Is Inflammation? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Granulocytes: Types and Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Macrophages, Killer Cells & Other Cells of the Innate Immune System  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Complement System: Definition and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What Is Adaptive Immunity? - Definition and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Lymphatic System: Definition and Fundamental Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - What are T Cells: Creation and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What Are B Cells? - Function and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Humoral Immune Response: Definition and Features  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Antibodies: Their Important Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Antibodies: Their Function In the Immune System  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Five Classes of Antibodies  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Type I Hypersensitivity: Allergic Reactions  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Type II Hypersensitivity: Cytotoxic Hypersensitivity  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Type III Hypersensitivity: Immune Complex Hypersensitivity  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Type IV Hypersensitivity: Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Autoimmune Diseases and Hypersensitivity  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Blood Types: ABO System, Red Blood Cell Antigens & Blood Groups  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Active Immunity: Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Passive Immunity: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Are Antibodies? - Definition, Function & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - What is a Gene Pool? - Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Atropine: Definition, Uses & Side Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Intramuscular Injection: Definition, Administration & Complications  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What Is Stomatitis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Herd Immunity: Definition & Threshold  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Innate & Adaptive Immunity: Definitions & Differences  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Monoclonal vs. Polyclonal Antibodies: Definition & Production  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Types of Antibiotics: Bactericidal vs.Bacteriostatic & Narrow Spectrum vs. Broad Spectrum  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Drugs: Selective Toxicity, Classes and Mechanisms  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - How Does Penicillin Work? - Discovery, Mechanism & Properties  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Penicillin Resistance: How Penicillin-Resistant Bacteria Avoid Destruction  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis: Bacitracin, Vancomycin & Mycobacteria-specific Drugs  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: How Antibiotics Target the Bacterial Ribosome  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Antimicrobial Peptides: Definition and Use Against Microbes  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Inhibitors of DNA/RNA Synthesis: How Rifamycins and Quinolones Kill Bacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Inhibitors of Metabolite Synthesis: How Sulfa Drugs Work  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Antifungal Drugs: Major Types & Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Antiviral Drugs: Treatments for Flu & Other Common Viruses  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Antiretroviral Drugs: How HIV Medications Work  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Antiparasitic Drugs: Types and Mechanisms  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Antibiotic Resistance: Definition, Types & Problems  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - MRSA and Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Antibiotic Effectiveness: MICs, Time- and Concentration-Dependent Antibiotics  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Opportunistic Infections from Antibiotic Usage: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Clostridium Difficile: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
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