Professor Allen's Tool Chapter Flash cards
The primary stain used in the endospore stain.
___ is the ability of a microscope to distinguish two points at a specified distance.
_____ dyes have a positively charged colored ion.
The term used for nutrient agar which is allowed to harden at an angle.
With the 10X ocular lens in place, what would be the total magnification if the 40X objective lens were used?
Mycobacteria are stained with the acid fast procedure because of the substance in their cell walls.
Non-lactose fermenters appear _______ on MacConkey agar.
____ media is one which facilitates distinguishing between types of microbes.
The color of the vegetative cell in the endospore stain.
A complex polysaccharide derived from seaweed which is added to nutrients to create a solid media.
What is the genus of bacteria that the Acid Fast stain designed to be used to detect?
The color of the endospore after the endospore stain procedure shown in your notes.
If you used a basic dye such as crystal violet, and an acidic dye such as nigrosin on encapsulated bacteria, what would the appearance of the capsule be?
What is the mordant used in the gram stain procedure?
What is the decolorizing agent in the gram stain?
With the 10X ocular lens in place, what would be the total magnification if the 10X objective lens were used?
What is the counterstain used in the gram stain?
Media wherein the exact amount of each chemical is known.
______ media is one which suppresses growth of some microbes while allowed growing of desired microbes.
Acid fast organisms appear what color after Acid Fast stain procedure?
Media which does not define exactly what nutrients are there.
Specialized, dormant structures that some types of bacteria can form under adverse conditions are known as _____.
_____ is an example of a basic dye.
____ and _____ are example of acidic dyes.
Nigrosin and India Ink
A _____enhances the stain's affinity for the cell.
If you used a basic dye such as crystal violet, and an acidic dye such as nigrosin on encapsulated bacteria, what would the appearance of the bacterial cell itself be?
If you used a basic dye such as crystal violet, and an acidic dye such as nigrosin on encapsulated bacteria, what would the appearance of the background around the cell be?
MacConkey agar selects FOR gram _____ bacteria.
What is the counterstain in the Acid Fast Stain?
Gram negative (-) cells appear what color after the gram staining procedure?
Lactose fermenters appear _____ on MacConkey agar.
What is used as a mordant in the flagellar stain?
The Acid Fast Stain is a ________stain.
____ dyes have a negatively charged colored ion.
Non acid fast organisms appear what color after the Acid Fast stain procedure?
What is the primary stain in the Acid Fast Stain?
This type of media is used to grow anaerobes because it is a reducing media which depletes the oxygen in the media.
The surface of a bacterial cell is normally ____ charged
_____ agar selects for gram negative bacteria and differentiates between lactose fermenters and non-lactose fermenters.
The _______ is a measure of the velocity of light as it passes through a specimen.
What is the primary stain used in the gram stain?
The Gram Stain is a ______.
Gram positive (+) cells appear what color after the gram staining procedure?