Principles of Good Aseptic Technique


Lesson Code: PPM-700. The importance of good aseptic technique and the major steps involved in applying it to microbiological testing.


  • Category: Microbiology Laboratory - Practices

Description

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

- Explain why good aseptic technique is necessary in the microbiological laboratory

- Explain the terms 'false positive' and 'positive control'

- Describe the general steps for reducing the risk of contamination in microbiological testing

- List the three common steps that apply to all microbiological handling techniques

- Describe how to flame an inoculating loop

- Describe the correct aseptic technique for handling liquid broths

- Describe the correct aseptic technique for handling agar plates