Anaerobic Bacteriology

Robertson’s Cooked Meat (RCM) Medium

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Robertson’s Cooked Meat (RCM) medium is used for the cultivation of aerobic, microaerophilic, and anaerobic microorganisms, especially Clostridium species.  It is also known as cooked meat broth (CMB) as it […]

Antimicrobial Resistance

World Antibiotic Awareness Week Celebration

Last updated on May 13th, 2017On the occasion of “World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016 (14-20 November 2016)”, my institution Patan Academy of Health Sciences-School of Medicine and Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU)-Nepal organized various […]

Anaerobic Bacteriology

Microbes with Good and Bad Smell

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Microorganisms can produce different types of volatile compounds that may give characteristics smell, pleasant scent, or pungent odor. Production of these volatile chemicals depends on the metabolic characteristics of that […]

Anaerobic Bacteriology

Thioglycollate broth

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Thioglycollate broth is the enrichment broth most frequently used in diagnostic bacteriology. This broth supports the growth of anaerobes, aerobes, microaerophilic, and fastidious microorganisms.  It contains many nutritive factors, including […]


Urea Breath Test (UBT) for H.Pylori

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021Urea breath test (UBT) is a qualitative and non-invasive rapid test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori (the major cause of gastric and duodenal ulcers) infections. Helicobacter pylori is a fastidious bacterium that is […]