Hugh Leifson Medium : Principle, Preparation and Colony Morphology

Hugh Leifson Medium : Principle, Preparation and Colony Morphology

Hugh Leifson Medium (Oxidative-Fermentative Medium ) is used to distinguish between anaerobic and aerobic breakdown of carbohydrate( glucose).Hugh Leifson Medium was developed by Hugh and Leifson.They described the taxonomic significance of fermentation and oxidative metabolism of carbohydrates in gram- negative intestinal bacteria.There are two ways…

Normal Flora and Their Various Location in the Body

Normal Flora MLTGEEKS

The internal tissues of a healthy human being, e.g. brain,blood, muscle, etc., are normally sterile or  free of microorganisms.But the surface tissues of the human body that is the skin and mucous membranes are frequently in contact with environmental organisms and become readily colonized by…