Microbiology

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11. Controlling Microbial Growth

Selecting a Method to Control Microbial Growth

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Selecting a Method to Control Microbial Growth

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Types of Microbes (Microbial Characteristics)

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Which of the following questions are important to answer before attempting to control a microbial population?

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Which microbe has the highest level of resistance to control methods that humans currently possess?

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Number of Microbes

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The decimal reduction time refers to the amount of time it takes to which of the following?

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Which microbial control method is most effective for killing a population of Bacteria X?

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Overall Risk of Infection

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Environmental Factors

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Match the type of instrument with its correct level of microbial infection risk.

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What can affect the effectiveness of a microbial growth control method?

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Composition of Item to Be Treated

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Why must the composition of the item being treated be compatible with the microbial growth control method?