diagnostic bacteriology

diagnostic bacteriology

[‚dī·əg‚näs·tik bak‚tir·ē′äl·ə·jē]
(microbiology)
A branch of medical bacteriology that focuses on the identification of bacteria by their ability to grow on various selective media and by the characteristic appearance of their colonies on test media.
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Isolated bacterial colonies from the agar plates were identified by conventional techniques (morphology, haemolysis, lactose fermentation, Gram-staining and microscopy) using a study guide on diagnostic bacteriology. [13] Descriptive statistics and non-parametric analysis using Stata 11 (StataCorp., USA) were employed to compare the differences between hand-washing techniques and between hospitals.
L-J culture medium, phosphate buffer solution (PBS, pH = 6.8), digestion solution, and other related reagents were prepared according to the "Laboratory Science Procedure of Diagnostic Bacteriology in Tuberculosis." All procedures were strictly in compliance with the BACTEC-MGIT320 liquid culture method.
Her research interests include antimicrobial resistance mechanisms and diagnostic bacteriology.

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