Core Microbiology Skills


In this series of short videos you will learn several core microbiological skills that are used in public health, clinical, and research laboratories. Use these videos as an adjunct to training given in your laboratory. The skills covered are below:

  • How to make a smear
  • How to do a Gram stain
  • How to perform a wet and tube motility
  • How to perform a slide and tube catalase test
  • How to do an oxidase test

Public health laboratory professionals

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Length of Course

30 Minutes

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Delivery Method

On-demand eLearning

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Page last reviewed: October 27, 2017