Microbiology

Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to ferment (degrade) a specific carbohydrate in…
Objective: To determine if the organism is capable of breaking down starch into maltose through…
Many different tests have been devised over the years for classification of microorganisms into families,…
Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to reduce nitrate to nitrite which is…
Objective: To test for the presence of the enzyme catalase. Test Procedure1. If the plate…
Objective: To determine the ability of an organism to hydrolyze the glycoside esculin to esculetin…
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…
STAINS/ DYES They are colored organic compounds used for staining microorganisms. Chemically,Stains= Benzene ring+ Chromophore+…
Deadly Diseases Humans have been battling viruses since before our species had even evolved into…
Many patients with ulcerative colitis don't receive recommended testing and treatment for the common problem…
Some bacteria have the ability to ‘swim’ in a controlled fashion through the use of…
Bacteria grow tremendously fast when supplied with an abundance of nutrients. Different types of bacteria…
Cholera sickens 3 million to 5 million people around the world every year, leading to…
These days, your microbiology lab faces increased staffing, time and workflow pressures. Yet you can’t…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the first solid evidence that…
Since some species exhibit periodicity (i.e. circulation of microfilariae in increased numbers at certain times…
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