Identification of anaerobic bacteria

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Term: 2014
Published: February 27, 2014
Revised: June 24, 2014

This module includes the following topics:

  • Correct sampling  to ensure maximum recovery of obligate anaerobic bacteria
  • Incubation systems used to culture obligate anaerobic bacteria
  • Identification of anaerobic bacteria using cultural characteristics, antimicrobial sensitivity tests, commercial test systems and gas chromatography
  • Identification of the toxin types of Clostridium species

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The following topics in this module provide more information on applied veterinary bacteriology and mycology:

  • Introduction
  • Identification of aerobic, facultative anaerobic and microaerophilic bacteria
  • Identification of fungi
  • Identification of Mycoplasmas.


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Dr J.A. Picard

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