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Micro, Lab 41

Micro 204, Normal Flora of the Human Throat lab 41

"Strep throat" may be cause by ___ and is ____- hemolytic. Streptococcus Pyrogenes / Beta
The ______ are the most prominent organisms of normal flora throughout life and they are _____- hemolytic. Viridans Group / Alpha
If a throat swab cannot be cultures immediately, it should be placed ina tube of ________ to prevent drying. Transport Medium
The numerical predominance of a specific organism in a throat culture usually indicates that it ____ responsible for a pathogenic condition in the throat. is not
Name 4 indicators useful in the identification of an organism from a throat culture Size, Gram Reaction, Chromogenesis, Hemolysis Type
Hemolysis is produced as a result of changes in the color
Pathogenic streptococci are generally _____- hemolytic Beta
List 4 organisms or genra that are a part of the normal flora of the human throat Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Proteus, Moraxella Catarrhalis
_______ is the differential medium used to culture the throat specimen with incubation at ____ degrees Celsius for ____ hours. Blood Agar/ 37 degrees C/ 24 hours
Medium used: 5% sheep blood agar
Created by: kmorris8



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