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 […]

Nagler's test
Bacteriology

Nagler Reaction (Lecithinase Test)

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Lecithinase test or Nagler’s reaction is a biochemical test used to identify organisms that liberate phospholipases (lecithinases) e.g. Clostridium perfringens. The alpha (α) toxin of C. perfringens has phospholipase activity […]