Micro Biology Laboratory

Brief Description :

Microbiology lab encompasses a broad range of testing methodologies and studying of organisms using methods to isolate and identify them.

Topics include :

  • Bacterial smear preparation.
  • Identification of bacterial morphology using different staining techniques.
  • Water analysis.
  • Study the bacterial growth.
  • Bacterial count in different samples to detect its sanitary.
  • Biochemical tests for bacterial identification.
  • Collection and handling of laboratory specimens.
  • Perform various clinical laboratory procedures including specimen processing, isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of bacterial pathogens.

Major equipments used in the laboratory :

  • Light microscopes
  • Water bath
  • Distilled water machine
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Centrium Microcentrifuge
  • Centrium Centrifuge
  • Incubator
  • Fridge
  • Incubator shaker
  • pH meter
  • Autoclave
  • Colony counter
  • Oven
  • Vortex

Laboratory serves the following courses (Fall/Spring2017/2018) :

Course Code Course Title Semester Hours/Week
BIOL 333L Microbiology laboratory Fall 4
BIOL 226(Health Science) Microbiology Spring 6
MELS 308 (Health Science) Clinical laboratory Bacteriology Spring 2

Laboratory Information :

  • Building: D
  • Floor: B1
  • Capacity: 15
  • Contact Name: Dr. Fatema Mchad
  • Ext: 4028