Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 12 - Sterilization and Disinfection - Self Quiz - Page 369: 1


(d) Bacteriostatic (a) Germicidal (b) Viricidal (e) Sporicidal (f) Fungicidal (c) Bacteriocidal

Work Step by Step

The following are the different types of antimicrobials and their corresponding action: Bacteriostatic- Stops bacterial growth; Germicidal- Kills microbes; Viricidal- Inactivates viruses; Sporicidal- Kills bacterial endospores and fungal spores; Fungicidal- Kills yeasts and molds; Bacteriocidal- Kills bacteria.
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