Growth, detection and characterization of bacteria

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Which bacteria retain the crystal violet dye in the gram staining protocol?
Gram +
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What is water activity?
The intensity at which water associates with various non-aqueous molecules
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The 5 I's of culturing media are ?
Innoculation, Isolation, Incubation, Inspection, Identification
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What is a special media based on?
Oxygen requirement
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What is an example of a use of a liquid media?
A blood sample
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What is the purpose of a semi solid medium?
For observation of motile bacteria
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What does a simple/basal media consist of?
Peptone or meat extract
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What does a complex media do?
provide special nutrients
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What is added to an enriched medium?
substances like blood, serum, egg
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What is added to a selective media?
an inhibitory substance or an indicator
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What media is used in stab culturing?
gelatin or glucose
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What is the disadvantage of liquid cultures?
Does not provide a pure culture from mixed innocula
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