Bacterial Culture Methods

Spread Plate Technique: Principle, Procedure, Results

Spread Plate Technique: Principle, Procedure, Results

Bacterial culture method for estimating the viable bacterial count after serial dilutions (when required).

Microbes with Good and Bad Smell

Microbes with Good and Bad Smell

Odor of colonies of bacteria may help in their identification but sniffing culture plates is not a good idea and you may contract a disease.

Pour Plate Method: Procedure, Uses, (Dis) Advantages

Pour Plate Method: Procedure, Uses, (Dis) Advantages

One of the best methods to determine the number of bacteria present per mL of liquid broth/specimen.

Streak Plate Method: Principle, Procedure, Uses  

Streak Plate Method: Principle, Procedure, Uses  

Routine method for the isolation of bacteria from clinical specimen or for obtaining individual isolated colonies from a mixed culture.