# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Laboratory Technology II Task 1564498295

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the basic characteristics of the most common yeast/fungi encountered in the clinical lab.


Explanation should include
  • Candida species
  • ringworm
  • athlete's foot
  • thrush.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the most common media used to isolate yeast?
  • What is the purpose of an India ink test?
  • What is the purpose of a KOH preparation?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.



The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

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