Introduction to Medical microbiology Laboratory. Welcome to Microbiology Lab. The goal of the laboratory is to expose students to the wide variety of life in the microbial world. Although the study of microbiology includes bacteria,
wide variety of life in the microbial world.
viruses, algae and protozoa, this lab will concentrate
primarily on the bacteria.
Pathogen = an organism or biological agent that causes disease to its host.
Bacteria are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms that divide by binary fission, a process by which one bacterium splits into two.
protecting yourself : .
out of way.
eye protection; glasses may be preferred to contact
water and soap.
transfer, returning materials to proper locations,
proper care and handling of equipment, and
Keeping the bench top clear of extraneous materials.
Dispose all contaminated materials in autoclave bags and proper disposal of other different types of waste.
glassware to the instructor and receiving instructions
and understanding that mouth pipetting
sharp instruments or devices during procedures.
and control traffic through area.
spill to center, be carefully not to splatter.
and place in sharps container.