Microbiology

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 20:34

MOTILITY TEST Featured

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Objective: To determine whether an organism is motile.   Test Procedure and Interpretation   1.…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 20:18

MANNITOL SALT AGAR TEST Featured

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Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to grow in 7.5% NaCl and ferment mannitol.…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 19:57

HEMOLYTIC REACTIONS Featured

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Objective: Some pathogens are able to produce exoenzymes called hemolysins which lyse red blood cells and…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 19:10

DNASE TEST Featured

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Objective: DNase mediates the hydrolysis of DNA. Methyl Green indicator is stable at pHs above…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 18:27

CARBOHYDRATE FERMENTATION TESTS Featured

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Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to ferment (degrade) a specific carbohydrate in…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 17:48

AMYLASE TEST (STARCH HYDROLYSIS) Featured

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Objective: To determine if the organism is capable of breaking down starch into maltose through…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 17:16

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA Featured

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Many different tests have been devised over the years for classification of microorganisms into families,…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 07:23

NITRATASE TEST (NITRATE REDUCTION; DENITRIFICATION) Featured

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Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to reduce nitrate to nitrite which is…
Monday, 03 April 2017 18:51

CATALASE TEST Featured

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Objective: To test for the presence of the enzyme catalase. Test Procedure1. If the plate…
Monday, 03 April 2017 18:28

BILE ESCULIN TEST

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Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to hydrolyze the glycoside esculin to esculetin…
Sunday, 02 April 2017 07:55

GELATINASE TEST (GELATIN LIQUEFACTION) Featured

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Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to produce proteolytic-like enzymes (gelatinases) which break…
A 52-year-old Malaysian man, a 24-year-old sub-Saharan woman, and a 28-year-old Madagascan woman (who was…
Monday, 27 February 2017 19:42

Stains/ Dyes

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STAINS/ DYES They are colored organic compounds used for staining microorganisms. Chemically,Stains= Benzene ring+ Chromophore+…
Saturday, 29 October 2016 19:31

Top 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth

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Deadly Diseases Humans have been battling viruses since before our species had even evolved into…
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 17:36

Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Ulcerative Colitis

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Many patients with ulcerative colitis don't receive recommended testing and treatment for the common problem…
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 14:33

Sabotaging flagella of bacteria to halt infections

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Some bacteria have the ability to ‘swim’ in a controlled fashion through the use of…
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:32

Interpreting Plates - Colony Morphology

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Bacteria grow tremendously fast when supplied with an abundance of nutrients. Different types of bacteria…
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