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 […]

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 […]

Anaerobic Bacteriology

McIntosh and Fildes’ Anaerobic Jar

Last updated on May 30th, 2021McIntosh and Fildes’ anaerobic jar is an instrument used in microbiology laboratory, for the generation of anaerobic conditions (anaerobiosis) to culture obligates anaerobes such as Clostridium spp. Anaerobiosis obtained by […]

Anaerobic culture media
Anaerobic Bacteriology

Anaerobic Culture Media

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Media used in anaerobic bacteriology can be freshly prepared or purchased from commercial suppliers. Media for anaerobic culture prepared in the laboratory should be used within 2 weeks of preparation […]