Aeromonas Bacteria

Aeromonas is gram negative rods, facultative anaerobic seen in soil and fresh and brackish water and it causes infections in both Human and Animals mostly fishes The most important ...

Candida Albicans Chromogenic Culture Media

For selective isolation of yeasts and direct identification of Candida albicans Candida albicans colonies are coloured blue by the specific hydrolysis of a hexosaminidase chromogenic ...

Ecoli Live Dead Staining with DNA dyes

old E.coli culture stained with DNA dyes Propidium Iodine which is not membrane permeable (stains dead/broken cells) and Syto9 which is membrane permeable and will thus stain all ...
Vibrio cholerae on TCBS medium

Thiosulphate Citrate Bile Salts Sucrose Agar ( TCBS agar)

 Thiosulphate Citrate Bile Salts Sucrose AgarTCBS agar is a selective as well as differential culture medium used for selective isolation of Vibrio spp from a variety of clinical and ...

The Co-operation between Fungi and bacteria

It makes sense that two organisms in the same niche should compete for space and resources. Far more interesting is the fact that sometimes fungi and bacteria will work together in ...
Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori previously named Campylobacter pyloridis, is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium found in the stomach. It was identified in 1982 by Barry ...
Deoxycholate Agar

Deoxycholate Agar (DOC)

Deoxycholate Agar (DOC): To isolate and differentiate between various members of the family Enterobacteriaceae. DOC contains sodium deoxycholate and citrate which work to inhibit the ...
Ecoli on Endo agar

Endo agar

Endo agar (also called Endo’s medium) is a microbiological growth medium with a faint pink colour. Purpose : Endo agar is used to detect fecal contamination in water and dairy ...
bacterial isolation technique

Streak Plate Methods of Isolation

Purpose: The identification process of an unknown microbe relies on obtaining a pure culture of that organism. The streak plate method produces individual colonies on an agar plate. ...
Hektoen Enteric (HE) Agar

Hektoen Enteric agar

Hektoen Enteric (HE) Agar : Is a selective and differential agar.  primarily used to recover Salmonellaa and Shigella from patient specimens although many other species may grow ...
K. pneumoniae on C.L.E.D Agar

Klebsiella pneumoniae on Cystine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient Agar (C.L.E.D Agar)

Klebsiella pneumoniae on Cystine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient Agar (C.L.E.D Agar): Klebsiella colonies appear Large, yellow or yellowish-white. Highly mucoid and elevated. Bromothymol ...
1031Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar

Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an increasingly prevalent opportunistic human pathogen, is the most common Gram-negative bacterium found in nosocomial, or hospital-acquired infections. This ...
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