Laboratory Tests

Laboratory Tests

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Types of Blood Collection Tubes and Their uses

Evacuated Tubes that are used for blood collection for different laboratory tests are made up of tubes in variable...

Dec 1 · 2 min read >

Widal Test Principle, Procedure, Result, Advantages, Limitation

The Widal test is an agglutination test that determines any antibodies present in the patient's serum that are generated...

Nov 30 · 5 min read >

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Nagler Reaction – Lecithinase Test

Nagler's Reaction or Lecithinase test is a test in biochemistry used to detect organisms that produce the phospholipases (lecithinases)...

Nov 18 · 7 min read >

Hanging Drop Method Principle, Procedure, Result

Hanging drop technique allows for the analysis of living microorganisms. This involves fixing the Microbial suspension into a drop...

Nov 16 · 6 min read >

Elek test Principle, Procedure, Result

can be described as an test of immunoprecipitation (immunodiffusion) test that determines what specific strain of Corynebacterium Diphtheriae is...

Nov 15 · 1 min read >

Stokes Disc Diffusion Method Principle, Procedure, Result.

Stokes disc diffusion method isn't as well-standardized as Kirby-Bauer's method and is utilized in labs especially where the exact...

Nov 8 · 3 min read >

Study of Chlamydomonas and Volvox by using Whole mount

Chlamydomonas are single-celled green flagellates while Volvox is a part of colonial phytoflagellate that develops a hollow spheroid with...

Jan 2 · 1 min read >

Study of Rhizopus by using Temporary Mount.

Rhizopus is a multicellular, saprophytic fungi and found on plants. They are parasitic on animals.

Jan 2 · 1 min read >

Study of Penicillium using Temporary Mount

Penicillium can be found in a freezer that has not been cleaned for a duration of 2 months or...

Jan 1 · 3 min read >

Study of Aspergillus by using Temporary Mount Technique

The Lactophenol Cotton Blue solution stains the chitinous cell wall of the fungal cell, which makes them different from...

Jan 1 · 2 min read >

Temporary Wet Mount (TWM) technique for observation of Living Organisms.

In Mounting technique, the specimen to be observed is held on a microscopic slide by using a coverslip.

Jan 1 · 2 min read >

Isolation of Microorganism From Air

The microbial content of the outer atmosphere is changing with the season, it contains various pollen, algae, mosses, grains,...

Dec 31 · 2 min read >
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