There are lots of reasons to culture bacteria, including to diagnose infection, many sources from which to culture them and diverse species with equally diverse growth requirements – some pickier than others.
To give yourself a fighting chance at successful bacterial culture it is therefore vital to pick the correct culture conditions for your purpose and avoid contamination by using good aseptic technique.
Download this infographic to gain an understanding of:
- Why we culture bacteria
- How we culture bacteria
- Tips for good aseptic technique