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Flashcards in Colony Info/Stain/Cells Deck (17):
1

when examining an agar plate, if the description of morphology is "R", it means ____; "S" means ____

R = rough
S = smooth

2

acid fast stain used for ____

mycobacterium

3

blood agar used for ____

streptococcus categories
(demonstrates types of hemolysis)

4

alpha hemolysis is partial and has ____ ring
(2) examples

green ring
strep pneumonia
strep viridans

5

MC cause of meningitis

strep pneumonia (quelling reaction)

6

bacteria for subacute bacterial endocarditis

strep viridians (must have rheumatic fever first)

7

gamma hemolysis has a ___ ring, bacteria is ____

red
strep mutans

8

strep mutans causes

dental cavities/carries

9

chocolate agar aka (2) and tests for ___

heated blood agar
Thayer Martin Agar
gonorrhea

10

Giemsa stain tests for

protozoa

11

primary stain (for gram stain procedure)

crystal violet or methylene blue

12

Fixer stain (for gram stain procedure)

iodine - mordant

13

Decolorizer (for gram stain procedure)

Acetone (or ethyl alcohol) -- alcohol wash

14

counterstain (for gram stain procedure)

saffarin (red/pink)

15

plasmid DNA transfer via sex pilus

conjugation

16

Bacteriophage transfer genetic material

transduction

17

direct uptake of FREE DNA

transformation