(Back Catalog) Lesson Code: PPM-730. Introduces the concept of unknown bacterial contamination and the morphological and cultural tests carried out to identify these unknowns.

  • Category: Microbiology Laboratory - Practices


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

- Explain the term: 'unknown bacteria'

- Describe the purpose and procedure of simple and negative staining and list examples of the dyes used

- Describe how bacteria are named

- List the categories of microbiological identification tests

- Describe what is involved in morphological and cultural testing, and what information is obtained