Monthly Archives: February 2017

Skin and Soft tissue – Short answer questions- annotated

Describe how Staphylococcus aureus is identified in the lab : a discussion of methods should include: Gram stain appearance Colony morphology on blood agar – may be haemolytic- colour etc Coagulase detection – bound coagulase and tube coagulase – NB these … Continue reading

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Basic microbiology module- short answer questions – annotated

Contrast the structure of gram negative and gram positive cell walls :  This posting may be of interest – it contrasts why Gram negative and positive bacteria exhibit different antimicrobial susceptibilities. A knowledge of how the peptidoglycan cell wall is … Continue reading

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Hepatitis B and transfusion testing – short question answers

Hepatitis B and transfusion testing – model answers to Feb 2017 tute questions

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Antibiotic resistance and prescribing presentation & quiz- Year 5 UPNG

Here is a copy of the presentation from the session given to year 5 Medicine students, February 2017 : year-5-presentation-ferguson-2017-b.  Please send me your comments or further questions or put down a comment on this web posting! Here are the pre-session … Continue reading

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