Conclusion 05 - Pure Culture and Media PRINT

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Conclusion 05 - Pure Culture and Media Levine 1 Alexis Levine Dr. Maxwell T/R 21, February 2010 In this lab we were to experiment with different types of growth with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. The media we experimented with was Glucose Salts Agar (GSA). Eosin Methylene Blue Agar (EMB), Hektoen Enteric Agar (HEK), Trypticase Soy Agar (TSA), and SIM Tubes. Selective media are used for the growth of only select microorganisms. Selective growth media are also used in cell culture to ensure the survival or proliferation of cells with certain properties. Differential media distinguish one microorganism type from another growing on the same media. If it does not have black persepitation on the plate then that means this bacteria does not have the ability to reduce sulfur (Baltch, 1994). The results with GSA will be on growth and (+) is used to indicate growth on GSA and (-) is used to indicate no growth. GSA is a selective agar that selects for gram- negative bacteria only (Smith, 1996). This means that no gram-positive bacteria will be
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