Micro lab experiment 53
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BONUS: What are the 4 main reasons for learning about the normal microbiota?
- To gain an understanding of the different bacteria at specific body which provide greater insight possible infections that result from injuries
- To gain knowledge of the possible source and significance bacteria isolated from clinical infections
- To gain knowledge of consequences of over growth of those bacteria normally absent at the specific body site.
- To be aware of bacteria play in stimulating the host immune system
What organism (s) is/are most commonly isolated from the throat? Rectal?
Why are rectal specimens inoculated to MAC agar versus blood agar?
most interic pathogen are non formenting for lactose gram bacilli. MAC selects for gram-bacilli and differentiates bacteria that ferment lactose from bacteria that doesn't. Blood agar doesn't select or differentiate
Why use a wet swab for the skin culture?
It allows more bacteria to be picked up off of dry skin
According to the lab manual what 4 microorganisms are commonly isolated from the skin?
Throat, rectal, skin
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