Microbiology

Do’s & Dont’s in Microbiology Lab

Objective : To lay down the procedure of Do’s and Don’ts to be followed in Microbiology Laboratory. Scope: Applicable to Microbiology Lab. Responsibility: All persons working in Microbiology Lab. Procedure: Do’s in Microbiology Lab Always maintain cleanliness & hygienic conditions in Lab.Personal hygiene...

D VALUE, Z VALUE AND F VALUE

Sterile:- Free from viable micro-organisms. Sterilization:- Any physical or chemical process which destroys all life forms, with special regard to microorganisms (including bacteria and sporogenous forms), and inactivates viruses. Therefore the terms "sterile" and "sterilization", in...

TESTING OF DISINFECTANTS

Disinfectants used in hospitals and laboratories must be tested periodically to ascertain its potency and efficacy. As certain disinfectants lose potency on standing and addition of organic matter, their efficacy must be tested. While...

MICROBIAL ENUMERATION TESTS

The tests described hereafter will allow quantitative enumeration of mesophilic bacteria and fungi that may grow under aerobic conditions. If the product to be examined has antimicrobial activity, this is, insofar as possible, removed...

SOP FOR DEPYROGENATION

1.0  OBJECTIVE : This procedure is laid down for depyrogenation of glass wares for Bacterial Endotoxin test to make them free from any endotoxin and hence to avoid any false positive results. 2.0 SCOPE :...

DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEDIA USED IN MICROBIOLOGY LAB

Culture media contains nutrients and physical growth parameters necessary for microbial growth. All microorganisms cannot grow in a single culture medium and in fact many can’t grow in any known culture medium. Organisms that...

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