Microorganisms associated with disease and poor sanitation need a media to encourage growth
Media use to identifiy the difference between two simliar organisms or to supress unwated microbes and encourage desired microbes
Differential or selective media
Assume you inoculated 100 facultatively anaerobic cell onto nutrient agar and incubated the plate aerobically... Then on a 2nd plate do the same thing anaerobically. After incubation for 24 hours you should have?
The same number of colonies on both plates
The term trace elements refers to
Small mineral requirments
temperatures would most likely kill a mesophile?
60 C= 140 F ; prefers close to body temperature
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Biofilms?
antibiotic resistance hydrogel IRON DEFICIENCY!!!!! quorum sensing
Which ofthe following types of media would NOT be used to culture aerobes?
selective media REDUCING MEDIA!!!! enrichment media Differential media complex media
An organism that has peroxidase and superoxide dismutase but lacks catalse is most likely an?