• A Heart on the Rise
    Title : Identifying Skin Flora Abstract: The identification a skin flora was tested in this lab experiment. This was done using the streak plate method , smearing, gram staining and Kirby- Bauer method. The bacteria were observed on agar plates and also under a microscope (gram staining). From the...
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  • Practical
    Practical 8 Examination of bacterial plates Objective 1.To examine the bacterial plates 2. to determine the size,and bacterial colony. 3. To examine bacteria growth characteristics on different culture media. Introduction Bacteria species can sometimes be identified on the basis of how they...
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  • Lab Report
    pathogens. To complete this lab of two unknown bacteria, methods of identification that were learned in the microbiology laboratory are put to use for the final outcome. In this lab, identifying unknown test tube number nine of two different bacteria was given out. The case history included; diarrhea...
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  • Not a paper
     Identifying Micrococcus luteus Identifying Micrococcus luteus Introduction There are many reasons for establishing the identity of a microorganism. The reasons range from the knowing the causative agent of a disease in a patient, so as to...
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  • Unknow Lab Report
    Introduction The purpose of this lab was to identify unknown bacteria cultures using various differential tests, and my unknown bacteria is #17. The identification of these unknown cultures was accomplished by separating and differentiating possible bacteria based on specific biochemical characteristics. Whether...
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  • identifying gram positive cocci
    IDENTIFYING GRAM POSITIVE COCCI As mentioned in Exercise 8, “Identifying Gram Negative Rods”, identifying bacteria is a common activity in the microbiology lab. Like the game Clue™, each time you gather a piece of information to solve the mystery, you gather some information that supports...
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  • Microbiology Lab Report
    Introduction ! Identifying an unknown bacteria can be an arduous journey. The journey starts out by performing a gram stain and then performing various tests. The first part should not be challenging. The challenging part is analyzing your results and using the data to infer what your unknown...
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  • Microbiology
    purpose of this week’s learning lab is to: * look at different ability of bacteria to ferment various carbohydrates (glucose, lactose and sucrose) and acidic products * look at two fermentation pathways found in bacteria: Mixed Acid Fermentation Pathway and Lactic Acid Fermentation Pathway ...
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  • Unknown Bacteria
    Identifying Unknown Bacteria Using Biochemical and Molecular Methods Beginning of Instructor Pages Instructor Pages - - 3 Purpose The purpose of this lab is to introduce a variety of lab techniques to students working on the common problem of identifying an unknown bacterium. This lab helps students...
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  • Unknown Bacteria
    a universal method of identifying bacteria allows for all scientists from any part of the world to identify the same species in an identical manner allowing for a precise of classification. Bacteria are distributed throughout the world in almost every conceivable habit. Bacteria are unicellular microorganisms...
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  • Examination of Bacterial Plates
    Practical 9: Examination of Bacterial Plates Objective: 1. To examine bacteria pigmentation, colony, margin characteristics, elevation properties, broth characteristics and agar stroke properties. 2. To examine bacteria growth characteristics on different culture media. Introduction: Bacterial...
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  • Manipulation of Bacteria
    MANIPULATION OF BACTERIA INTRODUCTION: In this experiment that we performed, there were many methods that were used to help us manipulate and identify the bacteria E.coli on a MacConkey agar plate. The first part of the experiment involved the methods of manipulating, identifying and counting the bacteria and...
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  • Culture Media
    plants or animals, and microbiological culture, which are used for growing microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeast. The most common growth media for microorganisms are nutrient broths and agar plates; specialized media are sometimes required for microorganism and cell culture growth. Some organisms...
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  • Determining Unknown in Microbiology Lab
    study was done by applying all of the methods that have been learned so far in the microbiology laboratory class for the identification of unknown bacteria. The identification process can be completed with a series of deferential stains and biochemical tests. Creating a dichotomous key helps to limit...
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  • Mirco Lab
    Example 1 Bacteria can be found almost anywhere on the globe, even in the most remote places, bacteria can be found. Bacteria belong to the oldest group of organisms. A 3.5 billion-year-old fossil contains ancient bacteria (Johnson 339). The tiniest organisms can be filled with bacteria. You cannot...
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  • Systematic Identification of Bacillus subtilis and Serratia marcescens Through a Battery of Tests and Plates
    Through a Battery of Tests and Plates Introduction: The purpose of this experiment was to use a systematic battery of tube tests and plates designed to lead to identification of two unknown bacterial species, from the combination of all results. A sample of bacteria was used, labeled “Sample 4”, from...
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  • Normal Flora
    microorganisms that normally reside in the throat and skin and compared them using streak plate inoculations. There are several different types on plates used to identify native flora of the skin and throat. Blood agar contains mammalian blood (usually sheep or horse) and is used to isolate fastidious organisms...
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  • Micro Lab Report
    Lab Report Microbiology Introduction Bacteria can be found almost anywhere. For human life, some help us, some hurt us, and others are neutral. It is now known that good bacteria, or normal microflora, can reach 1014 microbial cells. This is far more than the 1013 cells that make up the human...
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  • Unknown Microbiology Report
    following study is to determine where the two unknown bacteria acquired in Microbiology lab should be classified in regards to temperature, pH level, and osmoregularity. It is important to classify bacteria in order to identify them. Identification of bacteria is important because they are not only useful...
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  • Unknown
    IDENTIFICATION OF UNKNOWN BACTERIA It is virtually impossible to identify bacteria based on physical characteristics alone. This is due to the fact that there are only a few basic shapes and physical features commonly seen in the prokaryotic world. Instead, biochemical testing has been used to make...
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