Chlamydia trachomatis Laboratory Diagnosis

Chlamydia trachomatis Laboratory Diagnosis

Chlamydiae are obligatory, aerobic, intracellular parasites of eukaryotic cells.Chlamydiae are obligatory, aerobic, intracellular parasites of eukaryotic cells.They are small gram- negative cocci or rod- shaped, non- motile bacteria.Chlamydiae exhibits intermediate characteristics between bacteria and viruses.They are widespread in the natural world and are parasites of…

Kligler Iron Agar principles,composition and slants interpretation

Kligler iron slant MLTGEEKS

Kligler Iron Agar abbreviated KIA is a growth media recommended for the differential identification of gram-negative enteric bacilli from clinical and non clinical samples based on the fermentation  sugars that is dextrose, lactose and the production of Hydrogen sulphide Those bacteria that ferment any of…

Gram stain : Principle, preparation of reagents and Interpretation

Gram stain kit MLT GEEKS

Gram stain is  one of the most common staining technique used for examining specimens suspected to contain bacteriologic agents. The direct microscopic examination of specimens and cultures can provide a rapid presumptive diagnosis meanwhile gram staining  is a differential stain that provide morphological information regarding…

Gram Staining procedure and Interpretation

Gram-positive-vs-gram-negative-bacteria-MLT GEEKS

Gram Staining This is a technique used for the differentiation of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and is usually almost  the first test performed for the identification of bacteria. The Gram staining method, was named after the Danish bacteriologist who originally devised it in 1882 (published 1884), Hans Christian Gram…