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MCB 202) GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY ll

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1.0 GENERAL OBJECTIVES
At the end of this unit, you should be able to:
-define the following terms: taxonomy, nomenclature, classification, identification and systemics
-explain the different methods that have been used in classification of microorganism
-explain the different characteristics used in classification and identification of microorganisms.
-- identify the major groups of microorganism
-state the major characteristics which set each group apart from others
- identify important genera within the appropriate group.
- identify the major groups of bacteria
-state the major characteristics which set each group apart from others
- identify important genera within the appropriate group.