Lesson Code: PGM-1200. This e-Lesson explores "why" and "how" GMP is applied in the microbiology laboratory in areas such as handling of samples, preparing work areas, labeling items, and dealing with spills.

  • Category: Microbiology Laboratory - GMP


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define GMP and how it applies to a microbiology laboratory
  • List the areas in a microbiology laboratory that GMP is applied to
  • Describe the rules and guidelines for handling an incoming sample
  • Describe the best practices for sample storage
  • Describe the requirements when preparing for work in terms of using dedicated areas, swabbing benches, preparing media and use of pipettes
  • List what needs to be labeled in a microbiology laboratory
  • Describe how spills are handled

KEYWORDS: Dedicated Areas, GMP, Job Sheets, Labeling, Logbook, PPE, Sample Storage, Spills, Swabbing