W2_Discussion_Microbiology

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Biochemical Tests

Using the Internet, research about biochemical tests. Based on your research and readings, respond to the following:

Why is it important to have a pure culture and not a mixed culture when performing biochemical tests?

How does culturing an organism on several different types of media help identify an organism in a relatively short period of time?

What is the technique used to isolate pure cultures from a specimen that contains mixed flora? Describe the technique.

What are the characteristics by which bacterial colonies may be distinguished? Describe at least four such characteristics.


Submission Details:

Post your response to the Discussion Area by November 2, 2019. PLEASE DO NOT PLAGIARIZE, it must be original. It also you need to cite and reference when needed.

    • Posted: 12 days ago
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