Candle Jar Microbiology

1. Record your observations of the colonial and microscopic morphology of pneumococci and other alpha-hemolytic streptococci in the table following step 3 on page 159.

2. Record results of the bile solubility test in the table. Describe here the appearance of each tube at the end of the 15-minute test.

Pneumococcus suspension with bile _

without bile _

Alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus suspension with bile _

without bile _

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Figure 21.3 A closed candle jar containing petri plate cultures. The candle flame has gone out because the remaining oxygen is not sufficient to keep the flame lit. The jar now contains increased carbon dioxide and decreased oxygen, an atmosphere (microaerophilic) preferred by many bacteria.

Figure 21.3 A closed candle jar containing petri plate cultures. The candle flame has gone out because the remaining oxygen is not sufficient to keep the flame lit. The jar now contains increased carbon dioxide and decreased oxygen, an atmosphere (microaerophilic) preferred by many bacteria.

Microbiology Candle Jar

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Laboratory Manual and Microbiology in Action Respiratory Tract Companies, 2003 Workbook in Microbiology, 7/e

3. Record results of the optochin disk test in the table. Diagram the appearance of the growth on the plate with the disks, indicating your interpretation.

Colonial

Bile

Optochin

Name of

Morphology

Microscopic

Solubility

Susceptibility

Organism

(and Hemolysis)

Morphology

(+ or -)

(+ or -)

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus

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