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PREPARATION OF BLOOD AGAR MEDIUM USING TRYPTICASE SOY AGAR BASE

The most widely used enriched medium for the growth of Fastidious organisms (those microbes that requires some extra nutrients and only grow in enriched

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PREPARATION OF BLOOD AGAR MEDIUM FROM NUTRIENT AGAR BASE

The most widely used enriched medium for the growth of Fastidious organisms (those microbes that requires some extra nutrients and only grow in enriched

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CAPSULE STAINING TECHNIQUE – INTRODUCTION, METHODS, PRINCIPLE, PROCEDURE & RESULTS

INTRODUCTION TO CAPSULE STAINING TECHNIQUE A capsule in bacteria is the result of amorphous viscid secretion released by the bacteria. When this secretion remains

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NEGATIVE STAINING – INTRODUCTION, PRINCIPLE, PROCEDURE, RESULTS & APPLICATIONS

INTRODUCTION TO NEGATIVE STAINING TECHNIQUE Sometimes it is more convenient to determine the overall bacterial cell morphology without any use of harsh staining or

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EXAMINATION OF SPUTUM SPECIMEN IN MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY

The term “Sputum” often used interchangeably with the “phlegm” but technically if we take a look at these words, they have a little bit

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INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS & REPORTING OF AFB (ACID FAST BACILLI) IN SPUTUM SMEARS

Acid-fast staining is the most commonly used staining technique for the identification of Mycobacterium species especially the Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the sputum samples. After

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PREPARATION OF MACCONKEY BROTH MEDIUM IN LABORATORY

The MacConkey Broth medium, which is similar to the first ever developed solid differential medium for the growth of bacteria i.e. the MacConkey Agar

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PREPARATION OF TRYPTICASE SOY BROTH MEDIUM (TSB) a.k.a TRYPTIC SOYA BROTH OR TRYPTONE SOYA BROTH IN LABORATORY

In Microbiology laboratory, Bacteria need to be cultured in the for various purposes like identification of the causative agent associated with the pathology, for

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COMPOSITION OF MACCONKEY AGAR MEDIUM (MAC MEDIUM) & MODIFICATIONS AS APPLICABLE

The MacConkey Agar Medium commonly called as MAC medium is first artificial differential solid medium prepared in 20th Century by a British Bacteriologist, Alfred

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PREPARATION OF TRYPTICASE SOY AGAR MEDIUM (TSA) a.k.a TRYPTIC SOYA AGAR OR TRYPTONE SOYA AGAR IN LABORATORY

Bacteria need to be cultured in the laboratory for various purposes like identification of the causative agent associated with the pathology, for research purposes,

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