BLOOD AGAR

June 19, 2020 Microbiology 0

Blood agar (BA) is used for the selective cultivation and isolation of organisms including but not limited to Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, and Neisseria. It […]

MICROBIAL HAEMOLYSIS

June 14, 2020 Microbiology 0

Haemolysis is the breakdown of red blood cells (RBCs). Certain bacterial species including Streptococcus and Staphylococcus species produce extracellular enzymes that lyse or breakdown the […]