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Unformatted text preview: Name: MCDB 139: Quiz #2A 1. True or False : Beta-Hemolysis on blood agar can distinguish Staphylococcus aureus from Streptococcus pyogenes. (1pt) 2. You are working your first shift as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist at a local hospital. Three samples arrive from the Emergency Room. Sample one is thought to be S. aureus, sample two is thought to be S. pyogenes (GAS) and sample three is thought to be S. agalacitiae (GBS). Name the test you’d use to positively identify each of the following from eachother(3pts): a. S. aureus: Coagulase Test (+) b. S. pyogenes (GAS): QuikVue Test (+) c. S. agalacitiae (GBS): CAMP Test (augmented hemolysis) 3. Give a brief description of how the Quelling Test works. What microorganism (give full name, no abbreviations) can be identified using the Quelling Test? (2pts) a. Used to Identify Streptococcus Pneumoniae b. S. Pneumo has an invisible capsule. Add Abs to capsular polysaccharide, S....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MCDB 139 taught by Professor Eardley during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07